"Lots of meat, berry and plum character on the nose and palate. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, rich finish. Decadent style that I like. Serious quality for the vintage. No Castello in 2002, so this was upgraded." -Wine Spectator
Color: Deep purplish-red but bright and exceptionally concentrated.
Bouquet: Extremely intense and complex with scents of cherries and raspberries accompanied by light toasty and spicy shadings.
Flavor: The impact in the mouth is incisive but soft due to... View More
Castello di Fonterutoli, source of some of Italy's most prestigious wines, is an historic property embracing an entire tranquil, centuries-old hamlet just south of Castellina in Chianti, in the heart of Chianti Classico. The estate has been in the hands of the Mazzei family – devoted to winemaking for 24 generations – since 1435 and is today led by Lapo Mazzei and his sons, Francesco and Filippo.
This dynamic family has carefully safeguarded the inherent... View More