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Fontella Chianti 2015 Wine Review

Fontella Chianti 2015

Fontella  Chianti 2015

Tuscany DOCG, Italy

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Fontella

Agent: Select Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 84/100

Rustic and tannic with tart cassis and lots of oak. Pair with a rare steak. From the producer's web site: Traditional blend, principally Sangiovese, with some Canaiolo Vinification - The grapes are de-stemmed and soft crushed. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 25 degrees Celcius, and lasts around 8-10 days. Frequent remontage occurs throughout fermentation in order to extract colour and achieve soft tannins. Malolactic fermentation is carried out. The juice is left in contact with the skins for 15 days. Ageing - The wine is aged for three months in large Slavonian oak barrels

This Fontella Chianti 2015 was reviewed on February 26, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

This Chianti is a medium bodied fruit forward wine, showing lots of cherry, raspberry, earth and spice. It is mostly Sangiovese with a touch of Cannaiolo, smooth on the palate with a lingering finish. Pair with grilled pork skewers. Tasted October 2017.

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