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July 18-28
one slightly depressed cork
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/28/2019
#25 of Wine Spectator Top 100 2012 "The first impression of this red is purity and finesse, as black currant, raspberry and violet aromas and flavors stay focused and persistent. An earthy leather element and mineral notes chime in on the finish, backed by a vibrant structure. Sangiovese. Best from 2015 through 2032...96" WS 10/12 "A structured red with polished tannins and subtle vanilla, chocolate and currant character on the nose and palate. Full body, with integrated tannins and a compacted palate. Builds on the palate. Muscular and intense...95" JamesSuckling.com 8/12 "The 2009 Flaccianello della Pieve is a bit of a shock to the palate after 20+ older vintages. Still, it is impossible to miss the wine’s striking purity and finesse. Today the 2009 is a bit of a brute, but it should mellow out over the next 5-7 years as the tannins start to soften. Firm tannins frame layers of ripe, juicy fruit in this young, extroverted Flaccianello. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029...94" WA 06/12 "Deep red-ruby. Enticing aromas of plum, cherry and graphite, with hints of tar and wild herbs. Then sweet but not overripe or heavy on the palate, offering bright flavors of plum and redcurrant. Plenty of soil character and fine-grained tannins on the the multilayered, nicely structured finish. This wine magically combines sweetness, flesh and refinement--no small feat--and is an amazingly pure example of sangiovese...94+" IWC 07/12
8 Bottles | 750ml
Flaccianello della Pieve Fontodi 2009
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $280
Final prices include buyers premium: $519
Estimate: $420 - $650
Auction closed on Sunday, July 28, 2019.
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