Chianti

Felsina Chianti Classico Reserva 2017

  • 2017
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 13.5%
Vintage
2017
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chianti
Grapes
Sangiovese
Winery
Felsina
Region
Tuscany
Country
Italy
94 AVG
Drink now or cellar for up to 8 years. No need to decant before serving.

This stunning Chianti Classico Riserva opens with seductive aromas of red cherries, dried flowers, and hints of pencil lead. The first sip reveals a firm structure, smooth tannins and intense red berry and sweet baking spice flavours that linger long on the tongue.

Widely regarded as one of the finest Chianti Classico producers, the Felsina estate began life in 1966 when Domenico Poggiali Fèlsina purchased the property with the dream of producing fabulous traditional Tuscan wines. In the 1980s Domenico’s son-in-law, Giuseppe Mazzocolin, took a leading role in the family business and sought the help of legendary enologist Franco Bernabei to modernise the winemaking and replant many of the estate’s vineyards.

The Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva is crafted with grapes sourced from the estate’s vineyards in Castelnuovo Berardenga in the southeastern corner of the Chianti Classico appellation. The grapes are carefully selected at harvest time and fermented in stainless steel tanks for around 16 days. The wine is then aged in Slavonian oak barrels for up to 16 months before the final blend is made. The wine spends a further three to six months maturing in the bottle before it is deemed ready for release.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for up to 8 years. No need to decant before serving.

This stunning Chianti Classico Riserva opens with seductive aromas of red cherries, dried flowers, and hints of pencil lead. The first sip reveals a firm structure, smooth tannins and intense red berry and sweet baking spice flavours that linger long on the tongue.

Widely regarded as one of the finest Chianti Classico producers, the Felsina estate began life in 1966 when Domenico Poggiali Fèlsina purchased the property with the dream of producing fabulous traditional Tuscan wines. In the 1980s Domenico’s son-in-law, Giuseppe Mazzocolin, took a leading role in the family business and sought the help of legendary enologist Franco Bernabei to modernise the winemaking and replant many of the estate’s vineyards.

The Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva is crafted with grapes sourced from the estate’s vineyards in Castelnuovo Berardenga in the southeastern corner of the Chianti Classico appellation. The grapes are carefully selected at harvest time and fermented in stainless steel tanks for around 16 days. The wine is then aged in Slavonian oak barrels for up to 16 months before the final blend is made. The wine spends a further three to six months maturing in the bottle before it is deemed ready for release.
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