Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo 2000 - Toast Wines by Taste
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Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo 2000

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Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo 2000

SKU 17858


All Fontodi wines are produced from grapes coming from their own vineyards, picked by hand, chosen with care and vinified in a way that exalts the character of the vines and the territory. Vigna del Sorbo with south-west exposure with 30 years old vines. Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts for at least 3 weeks. Ageing in Troncais and Allier barrels 50% new for 24 months.
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand Fontodi
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Wine EnthusiastLush and extracted, with laser-beam intensity, smoke and all the black cherry and herbs you could ask for. Gorgeous blackberry, plum and cherry flavors announce total ripeness, while the tannins are present but integrated. Modern in style, with a barrique-based personality.

April 1, 2005
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Wine SpectatorHas plummy fruit, but falls short and turns dry. Disappointing. Tasted four times, with consistent notes. Drink now. 3,000 cases made.

James Suckling, September 30, 2003

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