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Fonterutoli Chianti Classico 2002

Sangiovese from Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
  • WE 89
  • WS 89
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Winemaker Notes

"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

Critical Acclaim

WE 89
Wine Enthusiast

WS 89
Wine Spectator

Castello di Fonterutoli

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Castello di Fonterutoli, , Italy
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