Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2018

Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2018

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Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2018

  • Winery: Castello di Fonterutoli
  • Winery location: Chianti Classico, Toscana
  • Grape varieties: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera, Colorino and Merlot
  • Alcohol: 13.70%
  • Total acidity: 5.70‰
  • Vineyards location: 7 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 - 550 m. (722 - 1,804 ft) a.s.l.
  • Soil: Very rich in texture, mainly limestone, varied and complex texture made of limestone and marl
  • Vineyards age: 10 - 30 years
  • Training system: Spur cordon-training and Guyot
  • Nr. of vines per hectare: 4.500 - 7.500 plants
  • Harvest: Hand picked from September 7th
  • Fermentation temperature: 26 - 28° C °C
  • Period of maceration: 16 - 18 giorni days
  • Ageing: 12 months in small french oak barrels (225 and 500 lt / 40% new)
  • Production: 340000 bottles
  • Ageing potential: 10 years and more
  • Key descriptors: A well proportioned, elegant body, dark berry, fresh spice flavors, intense, smooth taste
  • Food pairing: Great ability to pair: dark sauce pastas, BBQ, boiled meats with spicy sauces, aged cold cuts...