Syrah "Case Via" IGT

Fontodi

Pronunciation
kaz-eh vee-yah
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Fontodi
Region
Toscana
Oenologist
Giovanni Manetti and Franco Bernabei

Overview

Fontodi Syrah is a powerful Syrah interpretation from the Panzano Cru terroir. Syrah seems to have found a home here in Sangiovese country, as the structure of the wine is outstanding and is known as one of Italy's top wines from Syrah. It is capable, in a good vintage, of aging 10 - 15 years.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
100% Syrah
Vinification
Fermentation in temp controlled s s tanks at a higher temperature with frequent punching down of the cap. Racked into oak for malolactic fermentation.
Aging
Conditioned in oak 12 months, then bottled and held for 6 months before release.
Alcohol
14%
| Appearance
Deep garnet red.
| Aroma
Perfumes of spice and dark bramble fruits.
| Taste
The wine is full bodied and rich on the palate, with big noble tannic structure. Good intensity and fine, long length. Not for the weak of heart.
| Serving Suggestions
Roast leg of lamb, prime rib with roasted root vegetables and pan juices. Aged parmiggiano.

Syrah "Case Via" IGT

Suggested Retail:
$78.00
CSPC#:
702855
Available Sizes:
750ml
Bottles Per Case:
6