Fontodi Flaccianello Della Pieve Colli Toscana Centrale 2017
118.50€ (Inc. VAT bot. 75 cl.) / Spain
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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.
Between 16ºC and 18ºC
Aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels.
Shipping to Peninsular Spain
Estimated transit time: 2-3 working days.