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Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico DOCG

2014

In a Nutshell

A wonderfully elegant Chianti - a must try!

Tasting Notes

A deep ruby/garnet colour. Perfumed nose of black cherry, bramble and spice with hints of tobacco. A rounded structure with ripe tannins, integrated acidity and a touch of spice on the long finish.

Production Notes

Harvest: Hand picked from 24th September
Fermentation temperature: 26 – 28° C
Period of maceration: 16 – 18 days
Ageing: 12 months in small French oak barrels (225 and 500 litre / 40% new)
Bottling: February 2016

Producer - Castello di Fonterutoli (Mazzei)

The history of the Mazzei family is closely linked not just to the history of winemaking in Tuscany, but to the political and cultural history of the entire region. The first documents that name the Mazzei family – originally from the winemaking area of Carmignano – date back to the early eleventh century.

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Mazzei Fonterutoli Chianti Classico DOCG

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Vintage

2014

Size

0.75L

ABV

13.5%

Grape

Colorino, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Sangiovese

Closure

Cork

£18.20

Press Quotes & Awards

90 Points

James Suckling

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