"Concerto" was born in 1981, as an effect of a viticulture becoming aware of its potential, experimenting new training systems and new blends, including also non-autochthonous varietals. It was one of the forerunners and also a major player of the "Super Tuscans" phenomenon.
WINERY: Castello di Fonterutoli.
WINERY LOCATION: Chianti Classico, Toscana.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.90%
VINEYARDS LOCATION: Fonterutoli: 450-550 m (1,470-1,800 ft) a.s.l. / Siepi: 260 m (850 ft) a.s.l.
SOIL: Rocky - coming from decomposed limestone and sandstone.
VINEYARDS AGE: 17 - 32 years years.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spur cordon-training and Guyot.
NR. OF VINES PER HECTARE: 5.600 - 7.500 plants.
HARVEST: Hand picked starting from September 28th.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 26 - 28 °C.
PERIOD OF MACERATION: 14 - 18 days.
AGEING: 18 months in small French oak barrels (225 lt / 70% new).
BOTTLING: February 2017.
PRODUCTION: 25000 bottles.
AGEING POTENTIAL: Over 20 years.
KEY DESCRIPTORS: Rich and juicy, notes of underbrush and black berries, powerful and fine.
FOOD PAIRING: Spiced dishes, stewed game, 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.