Family-owned, Fattoria di Montemaggio is located in Radda in Chianti in the heart of Chianti Classico region. It is situated where once a 14th-century tower stood above the old Roman road between Siena and Florence in Italy.
Montemaggio also is featured on a map, dating back to 1560, of the “Captains of the Guelph Party” that is housed in the Podesteria di Radda (City Hall). The name Montemaggio derives from “Monte Maggiore” (Big Mountain), which indicates its elevated position.
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 a high altitude of 450 to 600 meters above the sea level. The vineyards, which is comprised of 8 hectares (20 acres) has a central position in the estate with an exposure to southwest of remarkable importance. The soil is rich on galestro, sandstone, and alberese. The main grape varieties in our vineyards are Sangiovese, with small additions of Merlot, Pugnitello, Chardonnay, Malvasia Nera, and Ciliegiolo.
Producing Tuscany’s best organic wines along with a variety of estate-grown organic products is Montemaggio's mission. They take pride in offering guests the best possible wine tours, wine tastings, and degustation experiences. As part of the wine tour, visitors will see secular vineyards where the winemakers cultivate classic Italian grapes including Sangiovese, Merlot, Pugnitello, Ciliegiolo, and Malvasia Nera.
Guests enjoy glimpses of the most beautiful places in the Chianti Classico countryside, while enjoying excellent wines paired with Tuscan dishes and local organic products produced on-site at Montemaggio by the team of dedicated craftsmen and growers.
Chianti wine tours highlight a selection of exclusive wines including red wine favorites such as Chianti Classico di Montemaggio, Chianti Classico Riserva di Montemaggio, Chianti Classico Gran Selezione di Montemaggio, Torre di Montemaggio IGT, Ilaia di Montemaggio IGT or Quinta Essentia Montemaggio IGT), or a rose wine favorite Rosé di Montemaggio IGT and of course a white wine favorite Chardonnay di Montemaggio IGT. In addition, during wine tours and degustations, guests have a chance to taste their homemade Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Grappa di Montemaggio.
You can book a tour around the vineyard.
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You can find out more information about wines, tours and even holidays on the Fattoria di Montemaggio website.
Telephone: +390577 738323
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