Our “entry level” wine, It is the final result of the selection of its two “big brothers”, Castello Fonterutoli and Fonterutoli.
Appellation: Toscana IGT
Winery location: Loc. Fonterutoli – Commune of Castellina in Chianti (SI)
Grape varieties: 70% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot
Alcohol: 13,23% vol.
Total acidity: 5,30‰
Vineyards location: 5 different vineyard sites, altitude: 220 – 510 m. (722 – 1,673 ft) a.s.l.
Soil: Rocky – coming from decomposed limestone and sandstone
Harvest: Hand picked from September 24th (Sangiovese), from September 13th (Merlot)
Period of maceration: 12 – 15 days
Aging: In stainless steel tanks, then in small oak barrels (225 lt) for 9 months
First vintage: 1994
Key descriptors: Youthful body, fresh red berry flavors, vibrantly bright taste
Food pairing: Fresh cold cuts, tomato based pastas, pizza, oven roasted fish, sashimi, tempuras