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Castello di Fonterutoli Chianti Classico Castello Fonterutoli 2007

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Bright opaque plum, aromas of stewed plums and black cherries, tar and green herbs, flavors of black plums, black stone fruits, orange rind and sweet vanilla with integrated tannins, great acid and structure, to a long and memorable finish. The Bomb for a little money!

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Marchesi Mazzei:
The Mazzei family of Tuscany has been making wine in Italy since 1435 in the area of Carmignano.  Ser Lapo Mazzei, a winemaker from Carmignano is considered father of the Chianti name. He authored the first known document referencing the designation, a commercial contract bearing his signature in 1398. Another  future Mazzei family member helped Thomas Jefferson plant his vineyards ... Read more
The Mazzei family of Tuscany has been making wine in Italy since 1435 in the area of Carmignano.  Ser Lapo Mazzei, a winemaker from Carmignano is considered father of the Chianti name. He authored the first known document referencing the designation, a commercial contract bearing his signature in 1398. Another  future Mazzei family member helped Thomas Jefferson plant his vineyards in Virginia. Through marriage  of a daughter, the Mazzei family came to acquire the Fonterutoli estate The winery today has 5 different terroirs.which includes 41 grape clones with 36 being Sangiovese. The vineyards are Le Ripe Vineyard, Fonterutoli Vineyard, Belvedere  Vineyards, Siepi Ineyard, and Caggio Vineyard. Read less

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Bright opaque plum, aromas of stewed plums and black cherries, tar and green herbs, flavors of black plums, black stone fruits, orange rind and sweet vanilla with integrated tannins, great acid and structure, to a long and memorable finish. The Bomb for a little money!

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