Fattoria Montecchio CHIANTI CLASSICO 2017 cod MTC-W1-2017
Fattoria Montecchio is in Chianti, one of the most famous regions in Tuscany, universally appreciated for its culture, art, beautiful landscape and centuries-old food traditions.
In the heart of Chianti Classico, the wine is produced mainly from Sangiovese del Chianti grapes.
The secret of the terroir is the perfect combination of the microclimate and the soil, the significant changes in temperature between day and night and the stony ground – conditions which make it possible to grow the grapes needed to produce truly unique wines.
Only the best grapes are used for Fattoria Montecchio Chianti Classico “Prīmum” line.
In the 2017 vintage, 14,000 bottles of Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. were produced.
Appellation Chianti Classico D.O.C.G.
Produced bottles 14.000
Grapes Mainly Sangiovese with complementary grapes in accordance with regulations
Position/altitude 300/350 meters above sea level
Cultivation method Spurred cordon
Aging Approx. 14 months in 25 hl wooden barrels
Aging ability 6-8 years
Colour Ruby red with hints of violet.
Parfum Noticeable citrus, floral flavors with hints of violet.
Palate Good structure with powerful freshness and a long finish; soft, silky tannins.
Ideal with soups, pasta with meat sauces, cured meats, semi-mature cheeses and poultry.
Tim Heaton Italianwine.blog 2020 recommended+
Michael Godel, Wine Align 2020 90 pts
Prosit O.N.A.V. 2020 2 Prosit (85-89 points)
I Vini di Veronelli 2020 87 points