Chianti Classico “Fontalpino” DOCG
From the Petroio and Cerreto vineyards, located 350 meters (1,150 feet) above sea level with northeastern exposure and mainly calcareous soil.
A typical expression of Chianti Classico, meant to highlight the innate characteristics of pure Sangiovese grapes grown in Tuscany, with classic aromas, structure, balance, persistence, and versatility.
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Most recent awards
- 2018 | James Suckling92
- 2018 | Wine Advocate91
- 2016 | Wine Spectator90
- 2016 | Vinous92
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28-30 °C (82.4-86 °F)
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Type of oak:
Allier / Tronchet
Aging before bottling:
Medium-consistency sand, tuff with limestone (from Pliocene era).
350 meters (1,150 feet) above sea level
6,600 plants per hectare
Age of vines:
5-25 years old
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Offers great elegance and power. The essence of Chianti Classico, the region and the wine.
Best served at 14-16 °C (57.2 - 60.8 °F).
Pairs with first courses, grilled meats and young or semi-aged cheeses.