Fontodi

Case Via Colli Toscana Centrale Syrah

9.1103 ratings
9.126 pro ratings
Tuscany, Italy
Syrah
Lamb
Top Notes For
James Forsyth

Earthy, tertiary notes coming through, faded ripe fruit. At its peak. Great for now.

Earthy, tertiary notes coming through, faded ripe fruit. At its peak. Great for now.

Jun 14th, 2020
Sipping Fine Wine

Had this over a year ago, still tasting great. Located in the heart of Chianti Classico in the valley which lies south of the town of Panzano, called the "Conca d’Oro" (the golden shell) because of its amphitheatre shape. Aged for 12 months in oak, big ripe berry aromas & spicy notes. On the palate dark berry flavors, some sweet currants, cacao and oak. Well balanced with soft smooth tannins, lingering ending with smoky tones. Nice! Grab a bottle if you find one!

Had this over a year ago, still tasting great. Located in the heart of Chianti Classico in the valley which lies south of the town of Panzano, called the "Conca d’Oro" (the golden shell) because of its amphitheatre shape. Aged for 12 months in oak, big ripe berry aromas & spicy notes. On the palate dark berry flavors, some sweet currants, cacao and oak. Well balanced with soft smooth tannins, lingering ending with smoky tones. Nice! Grab a bottle if you find one!

Apr 28th, 2019
Scott Taddeo

Delicious Syrah with an Italian twist, beautiful herbal and underbrush vibe. Producer that can do no wrong

Delicious Syrah with an Italian twist, beautiful herbal and underbrush vibe. Producer that can do no wrong

Jun 26th, 2018
Sipping Fine Wine

Located in the heart of Chianti Classico in the valley which lies south of the town of Panzano, called the "Conca d’Oro" (the golden shell) because of its amphitheatre shape. Big berry aromas and spicy notes. Aged for 12 months in oak with dark berry flavors, adding some sweet currants, cacao and oak. Well balanced with soft smooth tannins, lingering ending with smoky tones. Tasting well now.

Located in the heart of Chianti Classico in the valley which lies south of the town of Panzano, called the "Conca d’Oro" (the golden shell) because of its amphitheatre shape. Big berry aromas and spicy notes. Aged for 12 months in oak with dark berry flavors, adding some sweet currants, cacao and oak. Well balanced with soft smooth tannins, lingering ending with smoky tones. Tasting well now.

Mar 5th, 2018
Felipe Ferreiro

Sommelier/Wine Director Restaurante Las Rias Bajas

8.6

Magnificat Juvé & Camps

Magnificat Juvé & Camps

Nov 3rd, 2016
Sam Coturri

Winery Sixteen 600, Enterprise Vineyards and the Moon Mountain District

9.4

This is what I imagine walking into a kitchen in the Tuscan countryside in late fall is like. Big pot of cinghiale stew on a wood burning stove, herbs hung from the rafters to dry and a big hug from Nona.

This is what I imagine walking into a kitchen in the Tuscan countryside in late fall is like. Big pot of cinghiale stew on a wood burning stove, herbs hung from the rafters to dry and a big hug from Nona.

Oct 10th, 2016
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

8.9

Not my favorite Fontodi wine but solid nonetheless

Not my favorite Fontodi wine but solid nonetheless

Sep 14th, 2016
Amy Huson

Unbelievable! Aromas of olive wood smoke struck me first, the kind that waifs through the damp early morning spring air in the rolling hills of this part of Tuscany. You know the wine is good when it conjures up memories! So smooth and ready to drink now, but the acid is still there and begs for food, I imagine Chianina beef with sautéed Porcini mushrooms...

Unbelievable! Aromas of olive wood smoke struck me first, the kind that waifs through the damp early morning spring air in the rolling hills of this part of Tuscany. You know the wine is good when it conjures up memories! So smooth and ready to drink now, but the acid is still there and begs for food, I imagine Chianina beef with sautéed Porcini mushrooms...

Apr 19th, 2016
Dylan York

2001 Fontodi "Case Via" Syrah - this is my favorite wine that Giovanni makes! Let it age!

2001 Fontodi "Case Via" Syrah - this is my favorite wine that Giovanni makes! Let it age!

Apr 10th, 2016
Tom Kobylarz

Excellent as usual, this is always at the top of the list as far as Italian Syrah is concerned. Meaty, spicy and plenty of fresh black and blue fruits, the structure on this is so repenting enough to enjoy now with some air to let it stretch out.
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Excellent as usual, this is always at the top of the list as far as Italian Syrah is concerned. Meaty, spicy and plenty of fresh black and blue fruits, the structure on this is so repenting enough to enjoy now with some air to let it stretch out.
#fontodi

Feb 25th, 2016