2001 Fontodi - Flaccianello Della Pieve 750ml

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2001 Fontodi - Flaccianello Della Pieve
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Reviews For This Wine


 
Jancis Robinson | 18

Great nose – some really enticing development. In fact it seems more evolved than many 2001s. A dry end, with lots in the middle.

Drink Dates: 2007-2016
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Wine Advocate | 92

The 2001 Flaccianello della Pieve, a wine which was one of the pioneering examples of high level Sangiovese in Chianti Classico is, for me, the best in a long and distinguished series of vintages. A brilliant ruby-garnet, its rich aromas of raspberries, smoke, and vanilla are followed by ripe, supple, and elegant flavors, a satiny, classy, lengthy style, and a full finish and aftertaste.

Drink Dates: 2006-2018
Author: Daniel Thomases
Issue: 164

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Wine Spectator | 97

Monumental, with masses of blackberry, coffee, berry and cherry aromas. Full-bodied, with layers of ripe tannins. Goes on and on. Builds on the palate. I have never tasted a greater wine from here. Better than 1997. 4,000 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2007+
Author: James Suckling


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Score: 91
Author: Juan K
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 10/06/2013

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Score: 92
Author: wineme.310
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 12/13/2010
Drink Dates: 2006-2012

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Score: 92
Author: drueklase
Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 03/01/2009

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More Vintages and Sizes of Fontodi - Flaccianello Della Pieve:

2011 (750ml)
2006 (750ml)
2004 (750ml)

About This Producer


Located in the picturesque Florentine hillsides just outside the pastoral town of Panzano, Fontodi is the spectacular domain of the Manetti family. The vineyards are located in the valley of the Conca d'Oro (Golden Basin) and enjoy a cool climate and marl-rich soil that gives the fruit a signature high-toned, red cherry profile. The wines are studies in the profound elegance and muted power of the ancient Sangiovese grape. The "Flaccianello" is one of the original Super Tuscans (originated in 1981) that uses 100% Sangiovese from an eponymous single vineyard of superior quality. This is an incredible collectible that represents a seamless juxtaposition of traditional Tuscan flavor and New World richness.

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