Fontodi 2017 Chianti Classico

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Fontodi is a certified organic estate which extends over 300 acres of which about 170 are planted with vines. The type of agriculture practiced is inspired by the principles of respect for nature and sustainability. Not only are no chemical products used but there is an effort to maximize the internal resources of the estate, thereby reducing the need for any external input. Respecting the environment means wines that are better, purer, and a truer expression of the grape and the territory.This 2017 is 100% Sangiovese from estate vineyards. Fermentation and maceration was in temperature controlled tanks for at least 2 weeks with indiginous yeast. The wine then aged in Troncais and Allier French oak barrels for 18 months.Selected #26 on the Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines of 2020. They scored it 95 points saying “Fragrant and delicious, this opens with aromas of mature black-skinned fruit, blue flower, leather, underbrush and a whiff of French oak. The full-bodied, enveloping palate de…

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