2004 Fontodi Flaccianello Della Pieve Colli Della Toscana Centrale IGT0 Ratings
2004 Fontodi Flaccianello Della Pieve Colli Della Toscana Centrale IGT
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SnoothSolid intensity of classic dark cherry, prune, tobacco, leather, moist earth, damp tea leaves and smoky oak and a touch of camphor. Very smooth entry, a touch soft in acidity which is subsumed in the slightly chewy, dark fruits but pops on the mid-palate. The tannins are crisp and subtle offering good support until they break through the fruit on the backend with bright sour red berry fruit and a touch of cocoa. Dark and earthy with a touch of cedar cigar box and nice silica rich earth notes on the long, very savory, cocoa tinged slightly hot finish with a lovely bitter almond finale. This is fairly resolved read more...and will benefit from another year or 3 in the cellar but will not make old bones. Drink 2010-2018 93pts (hide)
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/06.
Wine AdvocateRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 6/07.
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 96 (excellent)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>