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Fontodi Chianti Chianti 2002

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[sundried tomotoes, spinach, pasta] fruit and tobacco nose; red fruit, tobacco, and wood on the palate.

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Region: Italy » Tuscany » Chianti
Winery: Fontodi
Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Fontodi:
The name Fontodi comes from the Latin "Fons- odi" and dates back to Roman times since when vines have been cultivated in this region. Additionally sixteenth century documents providing evidence of vinification on the holdings and farm of "Case Via" have recently been found. From the beginning of the nineteen hundreds the wines of Fontodi have been exported all over the world, receiving many awa... Read more
The name Fontodi comes from the Latin "Fons- odi" and dates back to Roman times since when vines have been cultivated in this region. Additionally sixteenth century documents providing evidence of vinification on the holdings and farm of "Case Via" have recently been found. From the beginning of the nineteen hundreds the wines of Fontodi have been exported all over the world, receiving many awards for their quality at important exhibitions. The Manetti family, who originate from the Chianti region, have been devoted to the production of traditional terracotta for over three centuries. In 1968 the family brought Fontodi and ever since has endeavoured to improve methods of production and to acquire new sites Read less
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Snooth User: 97mjr
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Vintage: 2001 03/04/2009

[sundried tomotoes, spinach, pasta] fruit and tobacco nose; red fruit, tobacco, and wood on the palate.




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