Fontella Chianti (750ml)

  • Wine Type

    Red Wine

  • Country

    Italy

  • Size

    750ml

  • Food Pairing

    Pasta DishesPizzaPoultry

  • Region

    Tuscany

  • Sub-Region

    Chianti Classico

  • Grape

    Sangiovese

Fontella is a wine made by Casa Girelli.  Founded in the late Nineteenth century, Casa Girelli is a historic Italian company that has made the art of winemaking its vocation and today possesses a wide portfolio of quality wines from different regions of Italy and exports its products in over 50 countries.  

Tasting Notes

This is a traditional Chianti blend of Sangiovese with some Cannaiolo; the grapes, sourced from selected vineyards within the classified DOCG zone, are harvested in October, de-stemmed, softly crushed and ferment in stainless steel at controlled temperatures for 8-10 days.  Remontage during fermentation to extract colour and achieve soft tannins.   Malolactic fermentation is carried out. The juice is left in contact with the skins for 15 days and the wine ages three months in large Slavonian oak barrels. 

The wine is ruby red, with a typical Chianti nose, smooth, medium-bodied palate, bright red fruit, some fresh herbal character and pleasant balanced finish. 

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$18.00

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