(2008 Vintage) "This is a legendary, iconic wine. The vines here, some more than 75 years old, are rare examples of the original clone of the famous 'Sangiovese di Lamole' varietal in the Chianti Classico area. The vineyard plot “Il Carbonaione” is so named because the Fiore family believes a charcoal pit (in Italian ‘carbone’) was located there many years before. Il Carbonaione has generous aromas of blackberries and currants. This is a full-bodied, rich wine with an exuberant personality. Recommended with red...
Wine Advocate(1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine Advocate(2001 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
Wine Advocate(2000 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04