Castello di Fonterutoli

Castello Fonterutoli

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG

The first "Super" Chianti Classico

40 years of research, over 300 meters of altitude gradient, 120 single vineyards, 36 biotypes of Sangiovese of which 18 exclusive to Fonterutoli, 120 individual vinifications and ageing processes, a blend of 50 wines from the best single vineyards: since its conception Castello Fonterutoli represents the real star of Chianti Classico.
Winery: Castello di Fonterutoli
Winery location: Chianti Classico, Toscana
Grape varieties: 92% Sangiovese, 8% Malvasia Nera and Colorino
Alcohol: 13.70%
Total acidity: 6.00‰
Vineyards location: 50 different parcels
Soil: Alberese and Galestro (limestone)
Vineyards age: 12 - 30 years
Training system: Spur cordon-training and Guyot
Nr. of vines per hectare: 4.500 - 7.500 plants
Harvest: Hand picked starting from September 25th
Fermentation temperature: 26 - 28° C °C
Period of maceration: 15 - 18 days
Ageing: 20 months in small french oak barrels
Bottling: June 2016
Available on the market: March 2017
Production: 60000 bottles
Formats: 375 ml - 750 ml - 1,5 lt - 3 lt - 6 lt
First vintage: 1995
Ageing potential: Over 20 years
Key descriptors: Great structure, complex dried flowers, bouquet, very rich and persistent
Food pairing: Savoury dishes, game, stews, truffles, aged cheeses

Technical sheet 2013