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CASTELLO DI FONTERUTOLI CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG GRAN SELEZIONE 2018

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It is the wine that represents the very essence of the Castello di Fonterutoli estate. Precursor since 1995 of the Gran Selezione category, it is a Sangiovese cru coming from 11 plots around the village of Fonterutoli in the Municipality of Castellina in Chianti. The "Château" of the company.

Company: Castello di Fonterutoli

Farm location: Chianti Classico, Tuscany

Grapes: 100% Sangiovese: 6 clones + 8 company mass selections

Alcohol: 13.83%

Total acidity: 6.11 ‰

Vineyard location: Castellina in Chianti, Loc. Fonterutoli: 470 m.s.l.m .; exposure S, S / O

Soil type: Alberese and limestone, very rich in skeleton

Age of the vines: 25 - 30 years

Training system: Spurred cordon and Guyot

Vines density per hectare: 5,800 - 7,500 plants

Harvest: Hand picked starting from September 20th

Vinification: In truncated conical steel vats

Fermentation temperature: 26 - 28 ° C ° C

Maceration time: 15 - 16 days

Aging: 18 months in 500 liter French oak (50% new)

Finissage: 4 months in concrete tanks

Bottling: January 2021

Release: July 2021

Production: 63,000 bottles

First vintage produced: 1995

Aging potential: Over 20 years

Profile: Perfect combination of elegance, structure and minerality

Pairings: Rich and spicy dishes, game, stews, truffles, aged cheeses

 

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