We are happy to announce that our wines got awarded by the Decanter World Wine Awards, the most prestigious wine competition in the world.

Below you can see all the details about the winning wines and the awards and points received during the competition.


Year: 2011
Points: 92 pt
Award: Silver medal
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Year: 2011
Points: 88 pt
Award: Bronze medal
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Year: 2010
Points: 83 pt
Award: Seal of approval
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Year: 2012
Points: 84 pt
Award: Seal of approval
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As Valeria Zavadnikova, owner of “Fattoria di Montemaggio” states “For us it is a great satisfaction and confirmation that we are going in the right direction with our work and with our products. It is also a confirmation that our wines are appreciated more and more in Italy and abroad. This is very rewarding for us as our main goal is to offer excellent wines and let people around the world know all the authentic and unique characteristics of the territory where our wines are produced”.

Some notes about the winning wines

Chianti Classico Montemaggio 2011
Chianti Classico is the wine that belongs to this area: the Chianti. It is a wine characterised by an elegant and delicate bouquet, very versatile, perfect for every occasion. The 2011 year was very hot in August, but as Montemaggio is on top of a high hill, the grapes did achieve the optimal ripeness, without becoming overly ripe as in other areas that are located at a lower altitude than Montemaggio.

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Quinta Essentia di Montemaggio IGT 2009
This wine was created for the husband of the owner of Montemaggio as a present for his birthday. It is a wine made with love and a precious gift. It is a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Sangiovese. This wine has a full taste with velvety tannins and it is well balanced and persistent. It has a perfume of red fruit with a touch of mineral and earth.

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Chianti Classico Riserva Montemaggio 2010
Chianti Classico Riserva is a wine produced with the best grapes of Sangiovese of the oldest vineyards of Montemaggio. The 2010 year was a good year and from the harvest we were able to produce an excellent wine. This wine has an intense and elegant bouquet and a full, rich and velvet-smooth taste.

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Torre di Montemaggio IGT 2012
Torre di Montemaggio is obtained from the best grapes of Merlot. It has a full taste with velvety tannins and a pleasant freshness and persistence. It has a delicate perfume that it is an ideal companion to elaborate courses or more experimental dishes.

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Find out about the other wines and products of Montemaggio here.

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