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Sono Montenidoli By Bruce Sanderson

From the Dec 31, 2019, Wine Specator issue The wines of Montenidoli are in a class by themselves. Though three of the bottlings technically fall under the Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, they are stylistically unlike any others in the denomination and stand head and shoulders above the rest. Its best reds are labeled Toscana…

June 1, 2020
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Decanter – May 2018 – Susan Hulme – Vernaccia di San Gimignano Carato

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Carato 2012 “Montenidoli wines are full of character and the best can age so well! Lovely, fragrant nose of meadow flowers and yellow orchard fruit, with saffron notes; compact palate with layers of richness and a green olive twist. Lingering finish. “Tasted by Susan Hulme MW Part of Tuscany: Exploring…

June 1, 2020
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Italian Wine Podcast – Maria Elisabetta Fagiuoli Of Montenidoli | Slow Wine 2023

Stevie Kim and her team traveled to the Bologna Slow Wine Fair in March 2023. There they conducted dozens of interviews with some of Italy’s most inspiring producers.

January 26, 2024
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Vintage 2023 and Saint Vincent 2024

For us winegrowers, the 2023 wine season ends by celebrating our patron Saint Vincenzo on 22 January. When our musts have become wine we can finally share our experiences of the past vintage. Like every year we talk about it now, before returning to the vineyard to start again with the new pruning. THE SEASONS…

January 23, 2024
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year with our Vintage card 2023 Warm wishes and love from all of us of Montenidoli

December 20, 2023
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97 points Wine Spectator – Sono Montenidoli 2016

Toscana Sono Montenidoli 2016 “Pure and elegant, with silkiness offset by refined tannins and vibrant acidity, setting the stage for ripe black cherry, blackberry, Mediterranean herb, iron and tobacco aromas and flavors. Shows superb balance and length. Sangiovese. Drink now through 2043. 310 cases made.” Bruce Sanderson

August 3, 2023
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MONTENIDOLI AND THE FOUNDATION

THE HERITAGE We are looking for a new pearl for the Montenidoli necklace.Montenidoli is a star that shines in the heart of the Mediterranean, a link between East and West.Montenidoli, the mountain of little nests, is an estate of 200 hectares of woods, vineyards and olive groves. It is situated in a land rich in…

January 30, 2023
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2022 Vintage and 2023 Saint Vincent

As in every year, on Saint Vincent’s day, I talk about the year that has just passed.2022 was an exceptional year because of the extreme heat and lack of rain until the end of August.Fortunately, the copious rains of November and December 2021 saved it. WINTER Mild temperatures, no snow, only a little rain on…

January 30, 2023
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Earth and Sky, Stories of a Winemaker Elisabetta Fagiuoli TEDxMontalcino

“With 51 vintages behind her, Elisabetta tells us about what it means to work the land in Italy, more specifically in Tuscany. About what it means to be a Woman Farmer and the importance of preserving the land and traditions. Born in Rome to Veronese parents. She experienced her first fermentation from must to wine…

December 30, 2022
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Slow Wine 2023 – Cantina Chiocciola e Vino Slow

«Io come consulente ho la terra»: inizia così il dialogo con Elisabetta Fagiuoli, regina del monte dei Nidi. Dall’alto delle sue 50 vendemmie, ha maturato una visione del gesto agricolo e della vita impregnata di cultura della terra e di un’idea altra di socialità. VITA – Nei suoi sogni c’è una rivoluzione spirituale fatta di…

October 18, 2022
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Tre bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2023 – Vernaccia di San Gimignano Carato 2019

« Elisabetta Fagiuoli arriva sulla “montagna dei piccoli nidi” nel 1965 e insieme al suo compagno Sergio Muratori dà vita a una realtà che va oltre il vino e l’amore per la terra. Montenidoli è stato il luogo di incontro tra anziani e giovani in difficoltà, un luogo dove superare il disagio attraverso il dialogo intergenerazionale….

October 18, 2022
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