Fontodi Chianti Classico 2009

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

$36.95 (933317)

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90 pts
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December 08, 2012

Critic Reviews (6)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Fontodi's '09 Chianti Classico is an evidently ripe and well extracted wine, with deep red-garnet appearance and nose...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Chianti Classico "tout court" always impresses with its surprisingly complex aromatic terrain, blending tobacco,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This lovely Chianti deftly walks the line between sour-edged Tuscan authenticity and fruity, easy drinking charm....

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Like the '08 tasted earlier this year, the 2009 Fontodi is a model Chianti Classico. Dark ruby in colour, the wine...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

A touch of garnet on the rim. The nose is very savoury and meaty, quite intense and complex with burlap, liquorice,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Great depth here but with pungent sour flavours. Beets, tomato, cherry and raspberry dominate the palate of good...

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Community Reviews (3)

Arnold Toporowski
Arnold Toporowski

My favourite Chianti, the 2009 is even better than usual, with great fuit. Cherry, raspberry, and meaty, earthy, spicy notes, good acidity, nice tannins. The experts say wait a couple of years, but I had one last night. It drank beautifully with cheese, pasta in cream sauce. No need to wait, buy a bunch and enjoy over the next 5+ years. SAQ has it at 10% off the LCBO price ($27). btw they also have the 2009 Fontodi Flacianello at $82 (compared to $100 in Ontario, through Rogcowines.com)

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Vladimir Torres
Vladimir Torres

This wine is just about perfect right now (June 2015). A delicious Chianti, fruity, yet layered with beautiful rich meaty, leathery notes. Enjoy!

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