2018 Fontodi Classico Filetta di Lamole

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

JS 95 VN 92 WA 91 WS 91 DC 90
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, August 2021

Complex aromas of sweet berries, tobacco and mushrooms with some floral undertones. Full-bodied with very tight, polished tannins and cedar, mahogany and dark fruit on the finish. Lots of transparent fruit at the end...
VN 92

Vinous, September 2021

The 2018 Chianti Classico Filetta di Lamole is pliant and super-expressive. In this vintage, the Lamole has a touch more textural richness than in the past, which is quite inviting. Dark cherry, plum, spice and lavender...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2021

Within the Fontodi portfolio, this wine is the outlier, and it should be considered as such. The organic 2018 Chianti Classico Filetta di Lamole sources its fruit from a cooler growing site that is very different from the...
WS 91

Wine Spectator, October 2021

Rich and dense, with grainy tannins supporting the black cherry and plum fruit. Wild herb, tar and earth flavors chime in on the chalky finish. Best from 2023 through 2032. – BS
DC 90

Decanter, March 2011

Despite being only seven kilometres from Fontodi’s vineyards in Panzano, new estate holdings in the lofty reaches of Lamole ripen a full three weeks later. The two sites are vinified and bottled separably, and the Filetta...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Chianti
Appellation Classico
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 12%
Closure Cork

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.