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Fontodi Colli Della Toscana Centrale Flaccianello 2008

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Flaccianello della Pieve (100% Sangiovese aged in 100% new oak) is simply stunning. Fresh and vibrant, it offers compelling aromatics and endless layers of fruit that develop in the glass, with superb length on the palate and gorgeous overall balance.

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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

External Reviews for Fontodi Colli Della Toscana Centrale Flaccianello

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

The raspberry, cherry, floral and spice aromas and flavors in this classy red show harmony even at this early stage. Fresh and focused, with a vibrant finish. Sweet fruit, mineral and spice notes resonate on the aftertaste. Sangiovese. Best from 2014... Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/13/2011

The 2008 Flaccianello (Sangiovese) emerges from the glass with attractive dark red fruit, tobacco, licorice, sweet spices and new leather. It is interesting to compare the Flaccianello with the Vigna del Sorbo. Here the oak influence is greater, whic... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/03/2011

A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/13/2011

The pureness of fruit is so intense here. It's also so clean and beautiful. The wine shows fabulous aromas of flowers, blueberries, and raspberries. It's full-bodied, with chocolate, licorice, and plums. The texture is very velvety. This is a wine in... James Suckling. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2008 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

The raspberry cherry floral and spice aromas and flavors in this classy red show harmony even at this early stage. Fresh and focused with a vibrant finish. Sweet fruit mineral and spice notes resonate on the aftertaste. Sangiovese. Best from 2014 through 2025. 4 000 cases made Wine Spectator.



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Flaccianello della Pieve (100% Sangiovese aged in 100% new oak) is simply stunning. Fresh and vibrant, it offers compelling aromatics and endless layers of fruit that develop in the glass, with superb length on the palate and gorgeous overall balance.

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