2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello, IGT Toscana – Price Per Magnum

£160

Reviewed by Monica Larner (96 Points)

4 in stock

SKU: R10ITRW-17MG1555 Category: Tags: , Product ID: 3507

Description

96 Points, Monica Larner, The Wine Advocate, 30th Aug 2020

The Fontodi 2017 Flaccianello della Pieve is a standout wine of the dry vintage. This pure Sangiovese opens to a dark garnet color with more visible concentration and density compared to recent past editions. This is a beautiful wine with pliant tannins, dark fruit richness, balanced acidity and a fruit-forward 15% alcohol content. The wine is big and bold when weighed on the Flaccianello scale (and even more so when weighed on the Sangiovese scale) with dark cherry, plum, spice, violet, chalk and campfire ash. Despite that power and inner opulence, this wine adds that zesty Sangiovese character with fresh acidity and an energized approach. This Flaccianello is whole and complete with the natural firmness and structure to hold it steady during the aging process. A small part of amphorae-aged fruit is added to the blend.

Additional information

Vintage

2017

Region

Tuscany

Size

1x150cl

Condition

Loose

IB/DP

In Bond

Qty

4