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The Montemaggio Estate is located in the Commune of Radda in Chianti in the heart of Chianti Clasico region. It is situated where once a 14th century tower stood above the old Roman road beetween Siena and Florence. Montemaggio also features on a map, dating back to 1560, of the “Captains of the Guelph Party” that is housed in the Podestria di Radda. The name Montemaggio derives from “monte maggiore” (Big Mountain) which indicates its elevation location.Work out when and for how long to visit Fattoria di Montemaggio and other Radda in Chianti attractions using our handy Radda in Chianti online trip itinerary maker .
The estate, which is a member of the Consortium of Chianti Classico, extends over an area of 70 hectares (about 190 acres) of vineyards, olive groves and woods; it is situated at 600 meters above the sea level.The vineyards which extends over 10 hectares (22 acres) mostly occupy a central position in the estate with the splendid south-west exposure in the terrestrial rich of galestro and alberese. They are mainly planted with Sangiovese, with addition of small portions of Merlot.
Proprietors/owners: Zavadnikov family
Agronomist: Ilaria Anichini
Enologist: Andrea Paoletti
Director: Valeria Zavadnikova
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We were lucky to do a tour and a tasting at Montemaggio end of August. It was a very nice experience. Our very friendly host showed us the winery and explained all the details of the wine making proce... more »
Thoroughly tecommend it. Really interesting tour round the beautiful vineyard and winery followed by tasting of their organically produced Chianti classico. Both guides were enthusiastic and knowledga... more »
Amazing experience with the wine tour. We had Francesco as our guide -- he was lively and very knowledgeable. He spoke great english and had no issues understanding him. Their production consists of using organic methods which result in a great tasting wine. The facility itself is beautiful and the views are incredible. The price was very affordable and we tried around 8 wines, which is more than other wineries offer in the area. If you're vegetarian/vegan, they can accommodate.
Great hosts, passionate and informative tour and very detailed and patient experience of wine tasting with complementary food. My only regret was not being able to purchase more wine. Great views while moving through the area. Will go back for sure!
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