Fonterutoli Castello Gran Selezione 2012 75cl

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Country Italy
Region Chianti
Brand Castello di Fonterutoli
Grape Variety Sangiovese
Size 75cl
ABV 13.7%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage 2012
Maturity 10 years and more
Food Match Excellent with game, roasted meats, stews, truffles, mature cheese.
Style Full bodied, Rich and Intense

A blend of 50 different parcels from the best single vineyards. A remarkable combination of intensity and elegance, this wine displays ripe red and black fruit, mocha and a touch of liquorice alongside a muscular structure, fine tannins, balanced with pleasant acidity and a rich, long finish.

Country Of Origin: Italy

Fonterutoli is located 5 km south of Castellina in Chianti (Siena), on the hills facing the Val d’Elsa, in the heart of the Chianti Classico. Owned by the Mazzei family since 1435, it still retains its original form, that of a tranquil country village: a cluster of houses, the church of San Miniato and the villa, built at the end of the 1500s where the medieval castle once stood. Today, the estate comprises 117 hectares of vineyard, largely planted with Sangiovese with some Merlot, Colorino, Malvasia Nera and Cabernet Sauvignon vines also planted. The cellar at Fonterutoli, designed by architect, Agnesi Mazzei, is one of the most impressive in the region, and has a minimal impact on the environment.

The main wine of the estate, this Chianti Classico is a well-proportioned, elegant body, dark berry, fresh spice flavours, intense, smooth taste. Produced with Sangiovese and a small amount of Malvasia Nera, Colorino and Merlot. It is characterized by a balance of elegance and complexity which make this wine a magnificent example of the terroir.

Country Of Origin: Italy

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