Chianti Classico DOCG
Awards and honors
The Fontodi wine is honored by the Chianti Classico DOCG denomination. It is produced with 100% Sangiovese grapes. This wine is the main product of the Fontodi winery. The density of the trees is 6000 per hectare and the cultivation method is the Guyot. There is a spontaneous fermentation with the yeasts and it follows the maceration in stainless steel tanks under temperature control for 2 weeks. It follows the maturation in barrels of Troncais and Allier for 18 months. This sensational wine is more than the half of the Chianti production of the Fontodi winery. It is the son of the biologic cultivation but it is the reflex of the company philosophy based on the quality and the nature.
Characteristics of the Chianti Classico DOCG of the Fontodi winery
It has a bright ruby red color. The smell is wide and complex, and it reminds the violet, and the red fruits berries such as the currant and the cherry with a sweet spicy end. The taste is elegant, mineral with very thin balsamic aromas. It has a very long persistence.
Suggested pairings with the Chianti Classico DOCG
The Chianti Classico DOCG is perfect with the baked pork, the red meats and the game. It must be served at 18°C and it has a proof of 14%. It must be served in a wide wine glass.