Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello Fonterutoli - Mazzei 2016

Still red wine, from the body elegant and balanced, fruity and floral, refined 16 months in barriques
36.00 € Immediately available

Characteristics

Designation
Chianti Classico DOCG
Grape Types
Sangiovese 90%, Malvasia Nera 8%, Colorino, Merlot 2%
Region
Alcohol content
14.5%
Bottle Size
75 cl Bottle
Vineyards
220-510 m a.s.l
Aging
16 months in French barriques, new for the 60%

Awards

Decanter
2015
96 / 100
Robert Parker
2016
95 / 100
Veronelli
2015
94 / 100
Wine Spectator
2015
93 / 100
James Suckling
2016
92 / 100
Vitae AIS
2016
Bibenda
2016

To drink it at its best

Service temp.
18°-20°C
Opening
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can leave it in you cellar even for more than 5 years

Chianti Gran Selezione Fonterutoli description

Colour Deep ruby ​​red

Scent Intense, floral and fruity aromas of pink and red rose, hints of berries and spices

Taste Rich and soft, juicy tannins and strong freshness, the sleek body and well balanced

producer: Castello di Fonterutoli - Mazzei

Main Wines
Chianti
Foundation Year
1435
Hectares of Vines
117
Owned grapes
100%
Year production
750.000 bt
Oenologist
Luca Biffi e Carlo Ferrini
Address
Via Puccini n°4, Loc. Fonterutoli

Perfect food pairing

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  • Risotto with Vegetables Risotto with Vegetables
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Risotto with Mushroom Risotto with Mushroom
  • Aged Cheese Aged Cheese