Fontodi Chianti Classico 2012, Docg

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

$36.95 (933317)

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  • Cellar
  • 9090

90 pts
7
December 12, 2015

Critic Reviews (6)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Classic and I mean classic Chianti Classico, cured, ancient, fruit forward. Modern, gritty, tannic, spicy,...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Savoury tea leaf, earth, potpourri and liquorice spice with lots of dried cherry, blueberry and blackberry on a...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This shows a quite ripe, complex nose with considerable oak resin, vanillin, ripe cherry fruit and gentle herbs. It's...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

First nose on graphite (pencil lead), then bananas, spicy notes; mouth following, austere, typical chianti, tight and...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A dense, dark and brooding vintage for Fontodi's Chianti Classico, full, very ripe, highly extracted and notably...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Classic Chianti. Sangiovese with some growl! Black cherry, solid tannin, bright acids and an earthy, leathery...

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Community Reviews (1)

Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Very composed, very ripe and very powerful. This wine displays classic chianti flavours of cedar, spice and leather. The whole palette is very balanced, making all of these powerful notes work together instead of against each other. This is a quality bottle.

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