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2015 Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo 750mL

Sku 207190
  • Appellation Chianti
  • Country Italy
  • Producer Fontodi Estate Winery
  • Size 750 Ml
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Vintage 2015
  • Wine Type Red
  • Product Wine Imported
$100.00
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  1. 95 Wine Spectator Notes

    This is concentrated and monolithic, with blackberry and black cherry flavors augmented by tar, tobacco and iron notes. Offers excellent potential, but needs time to absorb the tannins. Powerful, showing fine length. Best from 2023 through 2040. 1,800 cases made. -Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator

  2. 96+ Wine Advocate Notes

    The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo (100% Sangiovese) is a wine that inspires a deep, deep breath into your glass. There's so much to take in and admire. So where to start? First, the wine shows a beautiful appearance that is thick and dark but allows for just enough ambient light to make it shine with ruby rays from deep inside. Then you have the bouquet that presents a solid wall of interwoven and ultimately beautifully balanced aromas. There is dark fruit, tobacco, leather, spice and polished river stone. Lastly, the mouthfeel reveals a similar level of extreme flavor equilibrium with very fine but still very young tannins. That mid-weight structure, matched to the wine's natural acidity, is a major guarantee of longevity. Bottle production in this vintage is 30,000 units strong. -Monica Larner, Wine Advocate

  3. 98+ Vinous Notes

    The 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is flat-out stunning. Rich, ample and seductive, with tremendous intensity, the 2015 will go down as one of the truly epic wines of the year. All the elements come together in a deep, sensual Chianti Classico loaded with class and personality. I would give the 2015 at least a few years in the cellar to shed some baby fat, but it is very clearly a tremendous wine in the making, and even more impressive than it was last year. Wow! - Antonio Galloni, Vinous

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