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2015 Fonterutoli Badiola

$16.00

From the historic property of Castello di Fonterutoli, one of Italy’s most prestigious wine producers. This medium limestone vineyard allows for the Sangiovese to be cultivated Guyot style and spur cordon-training for the Merlot. Intense aromas of fresh red berries and cocoa, except supple, velvety tannins and a long finish.


ABV % = 13

Tuscany

Tuscany is one of Italy's most recognized and beloved wine regions, and the red Sangiovese grape rules here. Within Tuscany, great Sangiovese-based wines can be found in a diversity of styles from Chianti, Chianti Classico, Rosso di Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino, Morellino di Scansano, Carmignano, and Vino Nobile di Montapulciano. It is also here where the great "Super Tuscans" were started, in the area of Bolgheri. These tend to be comprised of Sangiovese blended with international varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Syrah. Tuscany is also home to great white wines such as Vernaccia di San Gimignano, and sweet wines called Vin Santo.