40 years of research, over 300 meters of altitude gradient, 120 single vineyards, 36 biotypes of Sangiovese of which 18 exclusive to Fonterutoli, 120 individual vinifications and ageing processes, a blend of 50 wines from the best single vineyards: since its conception Castello Fonterutoli represents the real star of Chianti Classico.
WINERY: Castello di Fonterutoli.
WINERY LOCATION: Chianti Classico, Toscana.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 92% Sangiovese, 8% Malvasia Nera and Colorino.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.03%.
VINEYARDS LOCATION: 50 different parcels.
SOIL: Alberese and Galestro (limestone).
VINEYARDS AGE: 15 - 30 years.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spur cordon-training and Guyot.
NR. OF VINES PER HECTARE: 4.500 - 7.500 plants.
HARVEST: Hand picked starting from September 29th.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 26 - 28° C.
PERIOD OF MACERATION: 15 - 18 days.
AGEING: 20 months in small french oak barrels.
BOTTLING: June 2014.
PRODUCTION: 55000 bottles.
KEY DESCRIPTORS: Great structure, complex dried flowers, bouquet, very rich and persistent.
FOOD PAIRING: Savoury dishes, game, stews, truffles, aged cheeses
DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.
As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.