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Wine "Fonterutoli" Chianti Classico, 2013, 375 ml

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine of deep purple.

Taste

The taste of wine is harmonious, intense, soft, with a silky texture, fruity notes and a long finish with oak nuances and notes of cherries.

Aroma

In a fresh and elegant bouquet of the wine is clearly noticeable aromas of cherry and raspberry and spicy notes.

Gastronomy

Wine is the perfect accompaniment sausages, pasta with red sauce, barbecue, cooked meat with spicy sauce, roasted vegetables.

Interesting Facts

Wine "Fonterutoli" Chianti Classico, the first issue of which was held in 1900, made ​​from grapes grown on small plots of 120, most of which went on to create the main wine farm - "Castello Fonterutoli" . Blend consists of the dominant grape variety Sangiovese with the addition of a small part of Malvasia Nera varieties, Colorino and Merlot grown at an altitude of 220-550 meters above sea level. Age of vines is 12 to 25 years. Vintage 2012 is assembled by hand in the period from 24 September. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 26-28 ° C lasted 16-18 days. Then the wine is aged for 12 months in small French oak barrels of 225 and 500 liters, 40% of which - new. In February 2014 the wine was bottled and then about another 2 months to mature in the cellars of the winery. Wine storage capacity of 10 or more years.

Fonterutoli hosts are awnings Mazzei, who also own farms "Zisola" in Sicily and "Tenuta Belguardo" in Tuscany. They played an important role in the history of Tuscan wine: thanks Mazzei in 1398 came the name of the wine "Chianti". Today, the family owns Mazzei 470 hectares of vineyards, 69 hectares of which is occupied by vineyards Fonterutoli farms located in 4 separate areas: Belvedere, Fonterutoli, Badola and Siepi. One of the factors that determine the high concentration and a complex aroma of wines Fonterutoli is to support low yield vines: 1 hectare receive no more than 40 hectoliters of grapes. Characteristic features of berries that grow in different areas, also affect the formation of the taste of wine. Berries collected from low areas in Siepi and Belvedere, form a powerful structure, and clones from higher areas Fonterutoli Badola and give the wine richness and elegance. Harvest special attention: the grapes harvested in different areas by hand at a different time, when the berries reach optimum maturity. The process of making wine takes place under the supervision of the legendary agronomist-oenologist Carlo Ferrini (Carlo Ferrini), awarded Gambero Rosso title "Winemaker of the Year" in 2000.

Features

  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°С
  • Website: http://www.mazzei.it/
  • Aging potential: 10 years
  • In the Box : 6
In our store you can buy wine "Fonterutoli" Chianti Classico, 2013, 375 ml, price "Fonterutoli" Chianti Classico, 2013, 375 ml — $ 20. Producer wine Fonterutoli. Delivery "Fonterutoli" Chianti Classico, 2013, 375 ml.

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