A classic – 86p
We’re enjoying the last embers of summer and we need a good red wine to enjoy the beautiful sunsets. For this we have chosen a true classic! From beautiful Tuscany, famous for so many things great, we find the Manetti family. Since 1968 they have run the Fontodi winery, but before that they were aassociated for centuries with another activity typical of the Chianti region, the production of its famous “terracotte” tiles. And it is in the name of this strong link with the territory and a great passion for quality that the estate has moved successfully towards an ever more attentive cultivation of the vineyards and a more profound knowledge of the potential of Sangiovese in the zone of Panzano.
All Fontodi wines are produced from grapes coming from their own vineyards, picked by hand, chosen with care and vinified in a way that exalts the character of the vines and the territory. Their Chianti Classico is this weeks wine. Made from the famous Tuscan grape Sangiovese, it is fermented and macerated in temperature-controlled tanks with indigenous yeast for at least two weeks before ageing in Troncais and Allier barrels for 18 months.
Fontodi Chianti Classico 2018 - 257,90 kr
A classic flavour and bouqet for a classic bottle. Butcher, cherry, mushroom and spices on the nose. Long and fresh in the mouth. Cherry dominates as you would expect a Sangivese with great acidity to balance the wine. This screams for a bloody Bistecca steak or any other kind of meat, prepared the Italian way of course!
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