2015

Chianti Classico "Vigna del Sorbo" Gran Selezione

DOCG

Azienda Agricola Fontodi

Description

2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo

-- Suckling: What a nose of clay, earth, crushed stones, rose petals, red licorice, baking spices, tar and Chinese spices. The level of sophistication to the red-fruited core, laser-sharp acidity and polished tannins, which grip and caress the palate, make this the greatest Chianti Classico ever made by Fontodi. From organically grown grapes. A long, long finish.

-- Galloni: Another captivating wine in this range, the 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is all class. A rush of dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender and menthol races across the palate. Deep and powerful, yet also remarkably light on its feet, the 2015 has it all. Moreover, the 2015 is one of the most refined Vigna del Sorbos yet. It won't be long before the 2015 is recognized as one of the all-time great Vigna del Sorbos. Proprietor Giovanni Manetti prefers whole berry ferments in order to maintain as much freshness as possible. In recent years, Manetti has reduced punchdowns to just once a day in fermentation. The gentler approach to extraction comes through loud and clear.

Product information

Category Wine
Color red
Taste Secco
Vintage 2015
Grape variety Sangiovese
Bottle size 1,5 l
Bottle cap Natural cork
Quality level DOCG
Origin Toscana (IT)
Alcohol content 15% vol
Contains sulfites Yes

Allergens

Contains sulfites Yes
CHF 155.00 CHF 103.33/Liter
incl. VAT (Plus shipping costs)

Products will be delivered in 3 – 5 days

Rating

  • robertParker 96

  • wineSpectator 95

  • vinous 98

  • jamesSuckling 97

Producer

  • Azienda Agricola Fontodi
  • Italien / Chianti
  • Località San Leonilo 89
    50022 Greve