With this important Chianti Classico the Mazzei, owners of the Castello di Fonterutoli since 1435, want to celebrate their illustrious ancestor Ser Lapo, to whom we owe the first known document on the use of the name "Chianti". Ruby red. Hints of wild berries. Structured and intense on the palate.
Castle of Fonterutoli Chianti Classic Ser Lapo Reserve 2018
DOCG Chianti Classico Riserva
0,75 l Standard
10% Merlot, 90% Sangiovese
Loc. Fonterutoli - Municipality of Castellina in Chianti (Si) - Altitude: 220 - 510 masl
Alberese and Galestro.
N. plants per hectare
4500 - 7600
Hand made from September 13th (Sangiovese), from August 31st (Merlot).
28 - 30 ° C
15 - 18 days.
12 months in small 225 liter French oak barrels (50% new) - Refinement in bottle: 5 months.