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Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Description
The San Filippo Estate has belonged to the Fanti
Family since the beginning of the eighteenth century. It extends
over about 300 hectares, of which 52 are specialized vineyards,
110 are olive orchards, with over 8,500 olive trees, 80 hectares
used for seed plots and 70 as forests.
The area of vineyards has been developed in the amphitheatre of the south facing hills of Castelnuovo dell'Abate, at 350-430m asl, a part of which are to be found quite near the wonderful Roman Basilica of Sant'Antimo, and the rest in the hill side slopes from Castelnuovo dell'Abate toward Orcia. The soil is limy with stratified formation of "galestro" (marls). The climate is extremely particular and at one and the same time favours robust and elegant wines because of the strong exposure to the sun during the day thanks to the configuration of the hills where the vineyards are located, with a good thermal drop at night due to the fresh winds coming from nearby Mount Amiata.
Wines from Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Winery
Tasting Notes: For this DOC
wine (in which a wide range of red berry grapes are permitted) our
Estate eses wines produced from grapes of new vineyards of Sangiovese
Grosso not yet enrolled on the register of vineyards DOCG Brunello
and DOC Rosso di Montalcino and other vine species. COLOUR: Red
rubin with light garnet-red tonalities.FRAGRANCE: Sweet, delicate,
ethereal, and fruity with sweet and spicy hints. TASTE: Soft, firmly
structured with sweet tannins very well balanced with its acidity.
An aftertaste of fruity hints of berries married with spices.
Grape varieties: Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet and Syrah.
Food Pairings: It fits well with all meats in general and with cheeses
Total production: 20.000 bottles each year.
Rosso di Montalcino
Tasting Notes: A careful selection
in vineyard and cella separates the grapes and wines that possess
the caracteristics for this wine: fruity, full bodied and pleasing
COLOUR: Dark and intense red violet rubin with red rubin tonalities.
FRAGRANCE: Sweet, full, delicate, very intense and fruity. With light oak hints.
TASTE: Soft, pervasive, mouthfilling with medium density sweet tannins very well balanced with its acidity. Sweet fruity and lingering aftertaste.
Grape varieties: Sangiovese, called Brunello di Montalcino.
Food Pairings: perfect for important dishes , roasted or grilled red meats or game. Excellent with mature cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 18° C.
Total production: 200.000 bottles.
Brunello di Montalcino
Tasting Notes: In order to
obtain this important wine which ages very well, first of all there
is careful and selective work in the vineyard and during the harvest
when, by hand, onle grapes with considerable ageing characteristics
and great concentration are picked, following sugar and phenol analyses
in the individualproduction areas.
COLOUR: Dark, very intense red rubin with violet shades; light garnet-red tonalities that can just be noticed on the glass border.
FRAGRANCE: Wide, elegant, delicate, lingering, earthy with mineral hints integrated with the fruity flavour and a sweet spiciness.
TASTE: The first impact is sweet with sensations on mouth entry full of structure. Close-knit tannic weight but sweet and silky. Very well balanced tannins with wine sweetness. Full-flavoured and full-bodied, rich in end-palate fruity and spicy sensations.
Grape varieties: Sangiovese 100%
Food Pairings: Wine for important occasions, matches roast or braised meat, game and mature cheeses. Serve at a temperature of 18°C.