Dinner with Giovanni Mannetti of Fontodi at Enoteca Turi, London, on 3rd June 2019

Dinner with Giovanni Mannetti of Fontodi at Enoteca Turi, London, on 3rd June 2019

In the heart of the Chianti Classico zone, Fontodi are one of the great estates of Italy. Best known for their 100% Sangiovese wine, Flaccianello della Pieve, and for their Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo, it’s an estate where remarkable quality stretches up and down the range.

Particularly in a spectacular, benchmark vintage for the region like 2016.

We’re delighted to invite you to an intimate dinner with Giovanni Mannetti, the legendary owner of the estate, on Monday 3rd June 2019.

We’ll enjoy the full range of Giovanni’s 2016s, with a couple of older treats thrown in, alongside a specially designed menu at the highly-rated Enoteca Turi in Pimlico.

Giovanni is one of Tuscany’s legends: since taking the helm at Fontodi in 1980 he’s elevated the estate to the position it holds today. He introduced Flaccianello in 1981, the wine that arguably defines the estate, and in more recent years has concentrated on the health and biodiversity of the property. Indeed, the estate is now certified organic, and is working increasingly biodynamically.

Giovanni understands Chianti better than almost anyone: he’s also the chairman of the governing body here, the Consorzio Vino Chianti Classico. With such a charming guest, and such wonderful wines, the evening promises to be truly memorable.

Places will be limited to 12 guests.

Date:Monday 3rd June 2019
Time:From 7pm
Location:Enoteca Turi, 87 Pimlico Rd, Belgravia, London SW1W 8PH
Closest stations: Sloane Square



Chicken liver crostino, deep fried sage, cod polpette, bruschetta with cauliflower

Pappardelle all’Aretina

“Senatore Cappelli” semolina pappardelle with duck ragout and prosciutto

Bistecca di vitello inglese

English Rose veal loin steak with Controne beans all’uccelletto, swiss chard, Fontodi olive oil

Pecorino di Pienza

Selection of Pecorino di Pienza

Vin Santo con cantuccini

Vin Santo with cantuccini biscuits


2017 Meriggio Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Filetta di Lamole Chianti Classico

2016 Chianti Classico

2016 Vigna Del Sorbo Gran Selezione

2016 Flaccianello della Pieve

An older vintage of Flaccianello della Pieve

2009 Case Via Syrah

2010 Vin Santo

Other information

To save you the trouble of printing out a ticket, we’ll have a guestlist at the door.

If you purchase more than one ticket, please share the name(s) of your guest(s) with [email protected] so that we know to expect them.

In the event you can no longer make it, we'll do our very best to credit your ticket towards future wines. We simply ask you give us as much notice as possible.

It may, on rare occasions, be necessary to substitute any of the wines advertised for one of a similar or better quality.

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