2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve, 6x750ml

2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve, 6x750ml

2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve

Availability: 1-2 weeks

Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
From £455.00

Critics Score: 97

Publication: Antonio Galloni, Vinous

Drinking Dates: 2025-2042

The 2017 Flaccianello della Pieve is fabulous. Dark, sensual and enveloping, the 2017 captures the essence of the house style in its textural richness and baritone inflections. Black cherry, plum, spice, new leather, licorice and chocolate infuse the 2017 with tremendous richness. The 2017 spent 18 months in barrique followed by 6 months in cask, the same aging regime as the Vigna del Sorbo, but with a bit more new oak. That approach worked very well, as the Flaccianello stands out for its exceptional textural elegance and finesse. It is a positively stellar wine.
2017 Fontodi, Flaccianello della Pieve