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Fontodi Chianti Classico Vigna del Sorbo Riserva 1997

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"The outstanding 1997 Chianti Classico Riserva Sorbo (a 2,000 case blend of 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon) exhibits a dense ruby color, as well as Chianti's quintessential blend of elegance and power. Deep, rich, and concentrated, with notes of sweet new saddle leather, black cherries, balsam wood, spice box, and smoke, it has terrific fruit intensity and purity, and a sense of balance and finesse. This compelling Chianti should drink well for a decade...90" WA

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Fontodi:
The name Fontodi comes from the Latin "Fons- odi" and dates back to Roman times since when vines have been cultivated in this region. Additionally sixteenth century documents providing evidence of vinification on the holdings and farm of "Case Via" have recently been found. From the beginning of the nineteen hundreds the wines of Fontodi have been exported all over the world, receiving many awa... Read more
The name Fontodi comes from the Latin "Fons- odi" and dates back to Roman times since when vines have been cultivated in this region. Additionally sixteenth century documents providing evidence of vinification on the holdings and farm of "Case Via" have recently been found. From the beginning of the nineteen hundreds the wines of Fontodi have been exported all over the world, receiving many awards for their quality at important exhibitions. The Manetti family, who originate from the Chianti region, have been devoted to the production of traditional terracotta for over three centuries. In 1968 the family brought Fontodi and ever since has endeavoured to improve methods of production and to acquire new sites Read less

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Source: Luxurious Drinks
10/22/2014

Red wine 1997 Fontodi Chianti Reserva Vigna del Sorbo Italy Region: Toscane Apellation: Toscane Sangiovese 750 ml. Free Shipping Insurance


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1997 - Fontodi Chianti Reserva Vigna del Sorbo - Italy - Region: Toscane - Apellation: Toscane - Sangiovese - 750 ml.


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 1997 - Fontodi Chianti Reserva Vigna del Sorbo - Italy - Region: Toscane - Apellation: Toscane - Sangiovese - 750 ml.



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"The outstanding 1997 Chianti Classico Riserva Sorbo (a 2,000 case blend of 85% Sangiovese and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon) exhibits a dense ruby color, as well as Chianti's quintessential blend of elegance and power. Deep, rich, and concentrated, with notes of sweet new saddle leather, black cherries, balsam wood, spice box, and smoke, it has terrific fruit intensity and purity, and a sense of balance and finesse. This compelling Chianti should drink well for a decade...90" WA

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