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Fontella Chianti
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Fontella Chianti 2018

Tuscany, ItalyFontella Chianti is a classic blend of sangiovese and canaiolo made from grapes grown across the Chianti DOCG region. After a fairly standard stainless steel ferment, it aged three months in large Slavonian oak barrels. The result is a delicious drinking red wine with juicy, red cherry fruit aromas and flavours, round slippery tannins balanced by bits of forest floor, mushrooms and licorice. Simple well made and perfect for a meat pizza, grilled sausages, or a beef-stir fry. Our favourite match is a selection of Chinese take out. Very good valueTasted: 11 January 2021Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 14.99 BCL Select AB 14.99 select private retailers ON 15.10 LCBO QC 14.95 SAQ NB 16.99 NBLiquor NS 18.00 NSLC Producer: Azienda Vinicola Girelli SpaDistributors: Select Wines & Spirits
Blend: Sangiovese - Canaiolo NeroCSPC: 391797UPC: 673087745197