Availability: In stock
Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml
- Tasting Notes
Critics Score: 94
Publication: Antonio Galloni, Vinous
Drinking Dates: 2021-2036
The 2016 Chianti Classico Fontodi brings together all the elements that make the Fontodi wines so unique, but with an extra kick of freshness and aromatic intensity that is the result of a year with notable diurnal shifts during the growing season. Dark blue/purplish fruit, lavender, spice and menthol develop in the glass, but it is the wine's extraordinary balance and sheer appeal that stand out most. In time, 2016 may very well become the new benchmark for Fontodi's Chianti Classico. The 2016 is flat-out delicious. That's pretty much all there is to it.
- Product Description
2014 Fontodi, Chianti Classico
"The 2016 is flat-out delicious. That's pretty much all there is to it". - Antonio Galloni
I couldn't agree more with Galloni; the 2016 Chinati Classico from Fontodi is stunning. I loved its fleshy, ripe red sherry flavour and was particularly impressed with the structure. You won't find better value at £20 a bottle.