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2010

Mazzei 'Fonterutoli' Chianti Classico

Sangiovese

750 ML

$32.99

Product Description

Selected among Fonterutoli's 120 different parcels, after the master blend of its "big brother" Castello di Fonterutoli. It's the estate's "second vin", the most widely known and distributed. Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG Winery location: Loc. Fonterutoli - Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI) Grape varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera, Colorino and Merlot Alcohol: 13,80% vol. Total acidity: 5,40‰ Vineyards location: 5 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 - 510 m. (722 - 1,673 ft) a.s.l. Soil: Limestone Vineyards age: 12 - 25 years Training system: Spur cordon-training and Guyot Nr. of vines per hectare: 4,500 - 7,500 Harvest: Hand picked from September 22nd Fermentation temperature: 28 - 30° C Period of maceration: 16 - 18 days Aging: 12 months in small french oak barrels (225 lt / 40% new) Bottling: March 2012 Available on the market: June 2012 Production: 280,000 bottles Formats: 375 ml - 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt First vintage: Beginning 1900 Aging potential: Up to 10 years Key descriptors: A well proportioned, elegant body, dark berry, fresh spice flavors, intense, smooth taste Food pairing: Aged cold cuts, dark sauce pastas, BBQ, boiled meats with spicy sauces, fried vegetables

Details

Varietal: Sangiovese

Region: Chianti Classico