2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve - Toscana IGT - 1 Magnum (1.5L)

Description
2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve - Toscana IGT - 1 Magnum (1.5L)
In original wooden case - Rose wine - Italy - 96/100 points, Robert Parker

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

Lot details
Type
Rose wine
Vintage
2017
Producer, Name of wine
Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve
Number of bottles
1
Bottle size
Magnum (1.5L)
Country
Italy
Region
Toscana IGT
Fill Level
Bordeaux bottle type, very top shoulder fill level
Original packaging
In original wooden case
Label Condition
Fully intact, readable label
Critic Score
96/100 points, Robert Parker
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