Wine Fonterutoli, "Ser Lapo", Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG, 2009
Wine ruby red color with purple reflections.
Taste wines durable, stylish, with a bright lively acidity and rich tannins, dominant notes of cranberry, raspberry and red cherry, combining with hints of leather, cedar, underbrush and cocoa powder.
The aroma of wine bright notes of fresh cherries mixed with hints of thyme and subtle smoky nuances.
The wine will be an excellent couple of pasta with game, stews, grilled red meats, cheeses average degree of exposure.
Fonterutoli hosts are awnings Mazzei, who also own farms "Zisola" in Sicily and "Tenuta Belguardo" in Tuscany. They played an important role in the history of Tuscan wine: thanks Mazzei in 1398 came the name of the wine "Chianti". Today, the family owns Mazzei 470 hectares of vineyards, 69 hectares of which is occupied by vineyards Fonterutoli farms located in 4 separate areas: Belvedere, Fonterutoli, Badola and Siepi. One of the factors that determine the high concentration and a complex aroma of wines Fonterutoli is to support low yield vines: 1 hectare receive no more than 40 hectoliters of grapes. Characteristic features of berries that grow in different areas, also affect the formation of the taste of wine. Berries collected from low areas in Siepi and Belvedere, form a powerful structure, and clones from higher areas Fonterutoli Badola and give the wine richness and elegance. Harvest special attention: the grapes harvested in different areas by hand at a different time, when the berries reach optimum maturity. The process of making wine takes place under the supervision of the legendary agronomist-oenologist Carlo Ferrini (Carlo Ferrini), awarded Gambero Rosso title "Winemaker of the Year" in 2000.