Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 102 Italy: Ch I ant I Tuscany has seen it's share of icons, but as many of these estates have changed hands or directions, we find ourselves wondering which producers will assume the mantle of Tuscany's elite. We feel confident in saying that Giovanni Manetti of Fontodi is a sure bet. E ven going as far back as 1985, Giovanni wanted to show the world that a 100% expression of Sangiovese could create a world-class wine. It's because of this that he created the well-received Super Tuscan, Flaccianello. The wine, with its iconic label, quickly became a household name and proved to us all that the Chianti Classico region was capable of much more than we had thought. However, Giovanni wasn't quite satisfied, and decided to continue to push the envelope. In 2012, the renowned Vigna del Sorbo joined Flaccianello as a single varietal Sangiovese, which hails from a unique terroir that provides the wine with a refinement and structure to age for decades. With such power, it's no wonder that Giovanni named Vigna del Sorbo his Gran Selezione. The question is only preference. Do you prefer the timeless elegance and beauty of Flaccianello, or the sheer power and depth of Vinga del Sorbo? ✦ Fontodi Chianti Classico Vigna del Sorbo Gran Selezione 2012 AG 98 » $105 " of the greatest wines I have ever tasted at Fontodi. Period...a must have...It's as simple as that. " (1553018) Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve IGT 2013 JS 97 » $115 "...precise and focused...fabulous density and length. A classic." (1555135) Assuming th E mA ntl E of t usc A ny's Elit E V I n TAG e W I ne W A rehou S e Professional Storage for the Discerning Wine Lover / 212.245.4889

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