Fonterutoli Siepi 1999

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $94.99
Item No. 46637
  • WS93
  • RP90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS92

Winemaker's Notes

The color is brilliant and concentrated purple. A very intense aroma penetrates the senses, the 1999 is toasty and smoky along with explosive notes of red fruit and aromatic herbs, thyme in particular. Tannins are concentrated and sweet, but without the slightest sign of toughness or hardness. A long finish accentuates the experience.

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Castello di Fonterutoli, source of some of Italy's most prestigious wines, is an historic property embracing an entire tranquil, centuries-old hamlet just south of Castellina in Chianti, in the heart of Chianti Classico. The estate has been in the hands of the Mazzei family - devoted to winemaking for 24 generations - since 1435 and is today led by Lapo Mazzei and his sons,...

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(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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