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2008 Flaccianello della Pieve, Tenuta Fontodi


$100.00 per Bottle


6 Bottles




"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 near perfect proportions. Best in four or five years." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 09/12/2011)

Rating: 97

"The 2008 Flaccianello della Pieve is quite pretty, even if it is a bit buttoned up. It possesses lovely perfume and sweet Pinot-like fruit backed by acidity and structure that are unquestionably those of Sangiovese. Today the 2008 impresses for its energy and verve. It should be a fabulous wine to drink in another few years, once the tannins settle down a bit. This is yet another 2008 that has grown considerably in stature over the last year." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 06/01/2012)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2016-2023

"Linear, austere, the '08 is beginning to show some woodsy, underbrush elements, matched to a racy, nervous profile. The tannins are assertive for now and the length fine.-Non-blind Flaccianello vertical (July 2014). Best from 2016 through 2030. 4,000 cases made." Wine Spectator
(WS, 01/01/2014)

Rating: 93
Drink from: 2016-2030

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