• Tradition, typicality and terroir have been Elisabetta’s motto since she began taking care of Fattoria le Pupille in 1985. • A family business that began with her father-in-law “Fredi” and continued with Elisabetta Geppetti and her daughter Clara Gentili who have been passionately working as Maremma ambassadors in the world. • The estate covers more than 400 hectares, with 75 hectares (185 acres) planted to vine, mostly Sangiovese. • Although the winery is not certified, farming practices are entirely organic. • Among the Morellino di Scansano denomination founders, the winery who put Morellino di Scansano on the map of the world’s greatest appellations. • Pioneers of benchmark Super Tuscan, her family’s Saffredi, a label that has recently celebrated three decades of top scores and reviews. • Saffredi, the iconic Super Tuscan that made the Maremma famous all over the world has been named “Best Maremma Toscana Wine” (Wine Searcher, 2020). • Le Pupille Syrah: a new entry, very limited production of Syrah aged in traditional terracotta jars. • Located inland from but in view of the coast, the vineyards at Fattoria le Pupille lie at roughly 300 meters a.s.l.
When she was just 20 years old, Elisabetta Geppetti took over her family’s estate on the Tuscan coast. Today, she is known as the “Signora del Morellino” or the Lady of Morellino. And her daughter Clara Gentili now represents the second generation of women to lead this iconic winery.
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