2000 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve
Sangiovese - 750ML
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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2012
The 2000 Flaccianello della Pieve is a very pretty gracious wine. The 2000 stands apart for a feminine seductive personality that is a bit unusual for Flaccianello. Rose petals sweet spices and licorice add brightness on... The 2000 Flaccianello della Pieve is a very pretty gracious wine. The 2000 stands apart for a feminine seductive personality that is a bit unusual for Flaccianello. Rose petals sweet spices and licorice add brightness on the high-toned finish. This is a lovely wine from Fontodi. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2020. -Antonio Galloni
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Vintage 2000

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Flaccianello della Pieve is 100% Sangiovese from a selection of the best vineyards in the Colli Toscania Centrale IGT region. At the modern, gravity-fed winery, the juice ferments in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts for at least 3 weeks. The wine ages in Troncais and Allier (French) oak barrels for 24 months.

Winery

Fontodi

Fontodi is a certified-organic estate in Tuscany that has belonged to the Manetti family since 1968. The property extends over 130 hectares, 70 planted with vines. The estate’s guiding principle is respect of nature and sustainability letting them produce wines that are better, purer, and a truer expression of the grape and the territory.