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Vicoregio 36

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG

$170.00 USD
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Vicoregio 36
Vicoregio 36Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
$170.00 USD

The Sangiovese Avantgarde

The quintessence of our research on Sangiovese at Castello di Fonterutoli resides in an experimental vineyard, planted in ideal pedoclimatic conditions for Sangiovese: 36 different biotypes of Sangiovese, including 18 massal selections coming from our old vineyards. A cutting edge agronomical project creates a pure-bred Chianti Classico Gran Selezione.

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Technical sheet

Winery

Castello di Fonterutoli

Winery location

Chianti Classico, Toscana

Grape varieties

100% Sangiovese from 36 biotypes

Alcohol

14,50%

Total acidity

5,70%

Vineyards location

Castelnuovo Berardenga, "Vicoregio": 350 m (1,150 ft) a.s.l.; S/E, S, S/O exp.

Soil

"Alberese" Limestone and clay, very rich in texture

Vineyards age

18 years

Training system

Spur-cordon training and Guyot

Nr. of vines for hectare

5,800 - 6,600

Harvest

Hand picked from October the 1st

Vinification

In french oak barrels (500 lt)

Fermentation temperature

26 - 28°C

Period of maceration

24 days

Malolactic and refining

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

13.900 bottles

Formats

750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt

First vintage

2008 (IGT)

Ageing potential

Over 20 years

Key descriptors

Intensity, colour deepness, strong and bright bouquet

Food pairing

Spiced roast meats, stewed game, aged cheeses, mushrooms and truffles

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