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Castello Fonterutoli

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG

$55.00 USD
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Castello Fonterutoli
Castello FonterutoliChianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
$55.00 USD

Gran Selezione since 1995

It's the wine that represents the essence itself of Castello di Fonterutoli estate. It was a forerunner, in 1995, of Gran Selezione category; it's a Cru of Sangiovese coming from the best parcels surrounding the Fonterutoli hamlet, in the Castellina in Chianti municipality. The real "Château" of the estate.

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Technical sheet

Winery

Castello di Fonterutoli

Winery location

Chianti Classico, Toscana

Grape varieties

100% Sangiovese: 6 clones + 8 estate massal selection

Alcohol

14,00%

Total acidity

5,70%

Vineyards location

The best estate parcels in Castellina in Chianti, "Fonterutoli": 470 (1,540 ft) a.s.l.; S, S/W exposure

Soil

"Alberese" and limestone, extremely rich in texture

Vineyards age

25-35 years

Training system

Spur-cordon traning and Guyot

Nr. of vines for hectare

5,800 - 7,500

Harvest

Hand picked starting from September 23rd

Vinification

In stainless steel trunk-conic vats

Fermentation temperature

26 - 28°C

Period of maceration

15-16 days

Ageing

18 months in french oak barrels (500 lt, 50% new)

Finissage

4 months in concrete tanks

Bottling

December 2022

Available on the market

July 2023

Production

56,600 bottles

Formats

375 ml - 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt - 6 lt

First vintage

1995

Ageing potential

Over 20 years

Key descriptors

Perfect combination of elegance, structure and mineraal character

Food pairing

Savoury dishes, game, stews, truffles, aged cheeses

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