Mazzei Concerto Fonterutoli 2018 Toscana IGT

Mazzei Concerto Fonterutoli 2018 Toscana IGT

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Fonterutoli - Mazzei
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“Concerto” was born in 1981, as an effect of a viticulture becoming aware of its unexpressed potential, experimenting new training systems and new blends, including also non-autochthonous varietals; it was one of the forerunners and also one of the top 10 players of the “Super Tuscans” phenomenon.
Winery: Castello di Fonterutoli
Winery location: Chianti Classico, Toscana
Grape varieties: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14.10%
Total acidity: 5.90‰
Vineyards location: Fonterutoli (Castellina in Chianti) 330-560 m (1,080-1,840 ft) a.s.l.: Sangiovese - Scassi vineyard, 350 m (1,150 ft) a.s.l. / Cabernet - Brotine vineyard, 350 m (1,150 ft) a.s.l.
Soil: Rocky - coming from decomposed limestone and sandstone
Vineyards age: 20 - 35 years
Training system: Spur cordon-training and Guyot
Nr. of vines per hectare: 5.600 - 7.500 plants
Harvest: Hand picked starting from September 21st
Fermentation temperature: 26 - 28 °C
Period of maceration: 14 - 18 days
Ageing: 18 months in small french oak barrels (225 lt / 70% new)
Finissage: 4 months in concrete tanks
Bottling: July 2020
Available on the market: November 2020
Production: 26500 bottles
Formats: 375 ml - 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt - 6 lt - 12 lt
Cases: Wooden case
First vintage: 1981
Ageing potential: Over 20 years
Key descriptors: Rich and juicy, notes of underbrush and black berries, powerful and fine