Wine Competition Results

Wine Competition Results


  • 2009 – Mostra Nazionale Vini Pramaggiore. Veneto.
    48 Concorso Nazionale dei Vini DOCG-DOC-IGT
    Gold Medal: “Borgo Saletta 2005”
  • 2009 – International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC)
    Gold Medal: Borgo Saletta 2005
    Silver Medal (Best in Class): Borgo Saletta 2004
    Silver Medal: Chiave 2005
    Silver Medal: Chiave 2006

    Notes: Only 4 wines in this class received Gold Medals – one of which was Luce della
    Vite 2005 from Frescobaldi.
    Tasting Note was: Intense,classy with excellent varietal typicity enhanced by cedary
    oak and reflecting the terroir with its elegance and complexity.There is a fabulous
    extraction on the palate and great sweet ripeness beautifully supported by firm,chalky
    tannins,leading to the sleek , harmonious whole which speaks Tuscan. More time needed.
    Gold is equivalent to 90 points or over , Silver 80 points or over.
    40 Tuscan IGT wines were entered in various styles.

  • 2009 – Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 6th Year.
    Under £10 Commended:Chiave
    2005 and 2006
    Over £10 Commended: Borgo Saletta 2004 and 2005

    Notes: 10,258 Wines entered in the competition from 2,240 companies. 64% of wines
    were awarded medals.

  • 2009 – Il “Gusto dei Guidi” Castello di Poppi. Arezzo. Tuscany
    4th Concorso: IGT Supertuscan. Rossi di Toscana
    First Place:”Saletta” 2005

    Notes: 70 wines entered in the only competition solely focused on Supertuscans.
    Finally taste off involved 10 other wines included amongst which were wines from
    Querciabella and Vichiomaggio (2 important Chianti Classico based wineries)

  • 2010 – 9th Annual “Selezione dei Vini di Toscana” Tuscan Regional Commission.
    “Diploma di Merito” Borgo Saletta 2005
  • 2010 Vinitaly. Verona
    Concorso Enologico Internazionale ( International Wine Competition)
    Diploma di Gran Menzione . ” Saletta 2005 ” Rosso IGT Toscana .
  • 2010 Decanter World Wine Awards
    Bronze Medal . ” Saletta” 2005 Rosso IGT Toscana.
  • 2010 International Wine and Spirits Competition. IWSC.
    Bronze Medal –” Saletta ” 2005 Rosso Toscana IGT
    Bronze Medal –Villa Saletta Spumante Rosé 2007 -Metodo Classico
    *Other bronze medal winners: Perrier Jouet Blason Rose NV (£65),Champagne Canard
    Duchene Rose NV (£24.93) Charles Heidsieck Rose Reserve (£39.92), Champagne Duval
    Leroy NV (£19.49)
  • 2011 – Il “Gusto dei Guidi” Castello di Poppi. Arezzo. Tuscany
    6th annual competition of “Super Tuscans”.
    Finalist and Second Position: “Saletta 2006”
  • 2011 – Third Festival del Chianti. Pondera – Pisa Chamber of Commerce.
    “Fiasco d’Oro” (Golden Wine Flask) award for Villa Saletta “La Rocca” Chianti DOCG. Riserva 2007.
  • 2011 – 12th Edition of Federazione Italiana Sommeliers (FISAR). Pisa Province
    “I Pisani piu schietti” – Wine Competition for the wine producers of the Province
    of Pisa. First Place. Villa Saletta “La Rocca” Chianti DOCG. Riserva 2007.
  • 2011 – 10th Annual “Selezione dei Vini di Toscana”
    Tuscan Regional Commission.
    “Diploma di Merito” Borgo Saletta 2006
  • 2011 – Vinitaly. Verona
    Concorso Enologico Internazionale ( International Wine Competition)
    Diploma di Gran Menzione.”Saletta 2006″ Rosso IGT Toscana
  • 2011 – International Wine and Spirits IWSC
    Silver Medal . “Borgo Saletta 2006” Rosso Toscano
    Bronze Medal. “Chianti DOCG 2007 Riserva”
    Silver ( Best in Class) . “Saletta 2006”. Rosso Toscano
  • 2011 – Decanter World Wine Awards
    Bronze Medal. “Saletta” 2006 Rosso IGT Toscana.
  • 2012 – Sommelier Wine Awards
    Silver Medal. “Borgo Saletta 2006” Rosso Toscano
    Silver Medal. “Saletta 2005” Rosso Toscano
  • 2012 – International Wine and Spirits IWSC
    Bronze Medal. “Borgo Saletta 2008” Rosso Toscano
  • 2013 – International Wine and Spirits IWSC
    Bronze Medal. “Borgo Saletta 2009” Rosso Toscano
    Bronze Medal. “Saletta 2008” Rosso Toscano
    Bronze Medal. “Villa Saletta” Spumante Rosè 2011 – Metodo Classico
  • 2013 – Mostra Nazionale Vini Pramaggiore. Veneto.
    52 Concorso Nazionale dei Vini DOCG-DOC-IGT
    Gold Medal. + Mention plùs “Villa Saletta” Spumante Rosè 2011 – Metodo Classico
  • 2013 – MONDUS VINI
    Gold Medal. “Saletta 2007” Rosso Toscano
    Silver Medal. “Borgo Saletta 2007” Rosso Toscano
  • 2013 – VINIDAMARE AIS
    1th Edition of Association Italiana Sommeliers (AIS). Pisa Province.
    First Place . Villa Saletta “La Rocca” Chianti DOCG. Riserva 2008.
  • 2014 – MONDUS VINI
    Gold Medal. “Saletta 2008” Rosso Toscano
    Gold Medal. “Borgo Saletta 2008” Rosso Toscano
  • 2014 – Sommelier Wine Awards
    Silver Medal. “Saletta 2007” Rosso Toscano
    Bronze Medal. “Chianti DOCG 2008 Riserva”
  • 2014 – Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters.
    Villa Saletta 2012
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Silver (85 points plus)