2013

Flaccianello della Pieve

IGT

Azienda Agricola Fontodi

Description

2013 Flaccianello della Pieve Fontodi Toscana IGT

Very precise and focused with blueberry, blackberry and currant character. Chewy tannins and tight. Full body, fabulous density and length. A classic. Needs five or six years to completely open but so beautiful in its youth. Real deal. From organically grown grapes. Pure sangiovese.

-- Parker: The 2013 Flaccianello della Pieve is a commanding wine and a strong protagonist of both the vintage and its territory. Connoisseurs of Sangiovese will be hard pressed to find a wine more authentic, elegant, complex and pristine than this. I am a huge fan of the 2013 vintage in Chianti Classico and the Flaccianello della Pieva is one big reason for this love affair. The bouquet is gorgeous and delineated with wild berry, tangy spice, crushed mineral and forest flower. Yet, the wine's color is dark, brooding and austere. The wine offers exuberance and energy in the mouth, thanks to its balanced acidity and seemingly never-ending finish. It should age forward for twenty years or more. Congratulations Fontodi. 98/100

Product information

Category Wine
Color red
Taste Secco
Vintage 2013
Grape variety Sangiovese
Bottle size 3 l
Bottle cap Natural cork
Quality level IGT
Origin Toscana (IT)
Alcoholic content 14,5% vol
Contains sulfites Yes
CHF 575.00 CHF 191.67/Liter
incl. VAT (Plus shipping costs)

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Rating

  • jamesSuckling 97

  • robertParker 97

  • vinous 97

  • falstaff 95

Producer

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