Fontodi Chianti Classico 2005

Chianti Classico Chianti Classico
Tuscany, Italy

$36.95 (933317)

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88 pts
9
October 25, 2008

Critic Reviews (9)

Ted Able
Ted Able

full-bodied, well extracted fruit; firmly structured, sweet black cherry flavour with lively acidity and evident...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Fontodi is always one of the most engaging, if not the most classic Tuscan reds. Shows a lovely nose that captures...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The 205 Fontodi shows a clean, classy profile with plenty of berry fruit while still retaining that Tuscan...

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Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2005 Chianti Classico is a beautiful effort considering the challenging conditions of the growing season. Medium...

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Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

Black currant, with dried herbs, flowers and a hint of fresh licorice. Medium-bodied, with a clean core of black...

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John Stewart
John Stewart

The 205 Fontodi shows a clean, classy profile with plenty of berry fruit while still retaining that Tuscan...

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Rod Phillips
Rod Phillips

This is just right for drinking now. The tannins have just cleared the bar, the fruit is showing nicely, and you’ll...

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Megan Victor
Megan Victor

Very deep intense purple colour. Fairly intense, slightly cooked, baked plum and red licorice nose. Very dry, fairly...

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Winecurrent
Winecurrent

There are leather, dried fruit and herbs on the aromatic nose. It offers a taut and steady stream of moderating...

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