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Concerto Fonterutoli 2021 Mazzei 75 cl

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Fonterutoli Concerto 2021 75 cl is a red wine produced by the Castello di Fonterutoli company in Mazzei, Tuscany.

Why buy it?

One of the great precursor wines of the so-called “Super Tuscany” which experimented with new forms of cultivation and new non-native varieties.

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Description

History

The Mazzei family has been producing wine since the 11th century in Tuscany. Ser Lapo Mazzei is in fact known for being the first to draw up a document in 1398 for the denomination of “Chianti”; subsequently, in 1435, his niece Madonna Smeralda Mazzei married Piero Agnolo da Fonterutoli and thanks to the union the Castle became part of the family’s heritage. Today the family has even reached the 24th generation of wine producers. Another key figure in the family’s history is Filippo “Philip” Mazzei, a close friend of Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, among others. Today the company is led by Lapo Mazzei, Cavaliere del Lavoro and president of the Chianti Classico Consortium for over 20 years, and his sons Filippo and Francesco.

Grapes used

Sangiovese 80%

Cabernet Sauvignon 20%

Production method

Maturation is 18 months in small French oak barrels and then 3 months in concrete tanks.

Alcohol content

14%

Tasting note

Very intense and brilliant ruby ​​red color. On the nose notes of cherry, raspberry and currant, with gaggiolo, violet and rose petals, black pepper and cloves with a liquorice finish. Rich, powerful, balanced on the palate, fruity aftertaste with hints of black fruits and undergrowth. Pleasant finish, not excessively long.

Possible combinations

It goes well with meat-based second courses, stewed game, mature cheeses, spicy recipes and dishes based on vegetables and legumes.

Additional information

Weight 1,5 kg

Brand

Mazzei

The Mazzei family has been producing wine since the eleventh century in Tuscany. Ser Lapo Mazzei is in fact known for having been the first to draw up a document in 1398 for the denomination of "Chianti"; subsequently, in 1435, his niece Madonna Smeralda Mazzei marries Piero Agnolo da Fonterutoli and thanks to the union, the Castle becomes part of the family heritage. Today the family has even reached the 24th generation of winemakers. Another key figure in the history of the family is Filippo "Philip" Mazzei, a close friend of Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin among others. Today the company is led by Lapo Mazzei, Cavaliere del Lavoro and president of the Chianti Classico Consortium for over 20 years, and his sons Filippo and Francesco.

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