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2015 Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo (PRE-ARRIVAL)

By Antonio Galloni
Chianti Classico 2015 & 2016: Right Place, Right Time (Feb 2019), 2/1/2019, 97+ points

(Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna Del Sorbo Red) Another captivating wine in this range, the 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is all class. A rush of dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender and menthol races across the palate. Deep and powerful, yet also remarkably light on its feet, the 2015 has it all. Moreover, the 2015 is one of the most refined Vigna del Sorbos yet. It won't be long before the 2015 is recognized as one of the all-time great Vigna del Sorbos. Proprietor Giovanni Manetti prefers whole berry ferments in order to maintain as much freshness as possible. In recent years, Manetti has reduced punchdowns to just once a day in fermentation. The gentler approach to extraction comes through loud and clear. (Drink between 2022-2045)

2015 Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo (PRE-ARRIVAL)

2015 Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo (PRE-ARRIVAL)

$74.99
$74.99

By Antonio Galloni
Chianti Classico 2015 & 2016: Right Place, Right Time (Feb 2019), 2/1/2019, 97+ points

(Fontodi Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna Del Sorbo Red) Another captivating wine in this range, the 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is all class. A rush of dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender and menthol races across the palate. Deep and powerful, yet also remarkably light on its feet, the 2015 has it all. Moreover, the 2015 is one of the most refined Vigna del Sorbos yet. It won't be long before the 2015 is recognized as one of the all-time great Vigna del Sorbos. Proprietor Giovanni Manetti prefers whole berry ferments in order to maintain as much freshness as possible. In recent years, Manetti has reduced punchdowns to just once a day in fermentation. The gentler approach to extraction comes through loud and clear. (Drink between 2022-2045)