Fonterutoli 2015 Chianti Classico


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A long lasting bond unites the Mazzei family with Tuscany and wines since the XI century. Ser Lapo Mazzei is the author of the first known document to use the “Chianti” denomination in 1398; in 1435, when his granddaughter Madonna Smeralda Mazzei married Piero di Agnolo da Fonterutoli, the holding became part of the family’s estate. Since then, for 24 generations, the Mazzei family produces wine at Castello di Fonterutoli, which even after its recent expansion still remains the beating heart of the company. The excellence of the wines of Castello di Fonterutoli is renowned worldwide and represents one of the points of reference for the whole Chianti Classico.This wine is selected among Fonterutoli’s seven different vineyard sites and 120 different parcels. Vines average 10-30 years of age. 90% Sangiovese and 10% Malvasia Nera, Colorino and Merlot aged 12 months in small french oak barrels, 40% new. James Suckling scored this 93 points saying “A dense and fruity red with dark berry a…


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