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Castello di Fonterutoli

The estate is located in the eponymous municipality Fonterutoli south of Castellina in the area Chianti Classico in the Tuscany, The Fonterutoli municipality has an important role in the creation of the area Chianti played. The winery has been owned by the Mazzei family since 1453. Lapo Mazzei was for many years president of the "Consorzio del Marchio Storico Chianti Classico" (see under Gallo nero ). Today it is managed by Filippo and Francesco Mazzei. The vineyards cover about 70 hectares of vineyards. It has specialized in a few types of wine. The main wines are "Chianti Classico Fonterutoli" and the "Chianti Classico Riserva Castello di Fonterutoli" produced for the first time in 1995, as well as the barrique IGT red wine "Siepi". This comes from the eponymous top location and is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot. In Montebottigli-Grosseto in the Tuscan area Maremma The winery Tenuta Belguardo was built by the family.

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