Castello di Fonterutoli

Belvedere


Located 3 kilometers as the crow flies from Fonterutoli, it has an overall area of 25 hectares, planted with Sangiovese and Colorino at a height of between 290 to 400 meters above sea level.
The soil of medium limestone mix is very rich in structure, and is characterized by Albarese formations consisting of white marly limestone. The polyclonal vineyards are realized with plant density of between 5,800 to 7,400 plants per hectare with simple pruned spur and bilateral pruned spur stocks. As a result of the soil and climate characteristics, the area is eminently suitable for the production of grapes yielding wines distinguished for their concentration and color.
The area of Belvedere contains the Vicoregio vineyard, located at Quercegrossa at a height of 300 m above sea level. Parceling of 14 hectares planted with Sangiovese, the stocks are free standing pruned spur, while the planting density is 6,600 plants per hectare.
The medium mix soil is rich in structure characterized by Albarese formations consisting of white marly limestone.