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Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Sorbo 2010

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AG98+

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Price: $129.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

98+ Points
“Although best known for their Flaccianello, the Vigna del Sorbo is Fontodi's flagship wine, it’s as simple as that. The 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo is fabulous, as it has always been. The most finessed, silky of tannins support a fabric of nearly indescribable elegance. Sweet red berries, rose petals, spices, new leather and graphite all take shape in the glass. Absolutely impeccable and graceful on the palate, the 2010 is a stunner. Stylistically, the 2010 comes across as a slightly richer version of the 2004. While superlatives are often overused in wine criticism, after tasting every vintage of Vigna del Sorbo, it is quite clear. The 2010 is the greatest Vigna del Sorbo ever made. Readers will not want to miss the 2010. It is an epic, iconic wine from Fontodi and proprietor Giovanni Manetti. Without question one of the greatest reds of Italy. - Antonio Galloni (Vinous 2/14)

The 2010 Vigna del Sorbo is a timeless expression that embraces all the canons of great winemaking. Like the other wines of Fontodi, Vigna del Sorbo shows an ethereal side and inner elegance that is impossible to repeat elsewhere. - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (#208)
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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

98+ Points
“Although best known for their Flaccianello, the Vigna del Sorbo is Fontodi's flagship wine, it’s as simple as that. The 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Vigna del Sorbo is fabulous, as it has always been. The most finessed, silky of tannins support a fabric of nearly indescribable elegance. Sweet red berries, rose petals, spices, new leather and graphite all take shape in the glass. Absolutely impeccable and graceful on the palate, the 2010 is a stunner. Stylistically, the 2010 comes across as a slightly richer version of the 2004. While superlatives are often overused in wine criticism, after tasting every vintage of Vigna del Sorbo, it is quite clear. The 2010 is the greatest Vigna del Sorbo ever made. Readers will not want to miss the 2010. It is an epic, iconic wine from Fontodi and proprietor Giovanni Manetti. Without question one of the greatest reds of Italy. - Antonio Galloni (Vinous 2/14)

The 2010 Vigna del Sorbo is a timeless expression that embraces all the canons of great winemaking. Like the other wines of Fontodi, Vigna del Sorbo shows an ethereal side and inner elegance that is impossible to repeat elsewhere. - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (#208)

Winery Fontodi

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Region Tuscany