While some wineries take centuries to figure out which clones or massal selections work best in their vineyards, the brilliant minds of Felsina have accomplished the same in just five decades. Today, third generation winemaker Giovanni Poggiali maintains his family’s commitment to producing wines that express the distinct terroir of each of Felsina’s vineyards and dedication to purity of sangiovese.
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Giovanni Poggiali, Felsina
2017 Felsina Berardegna Chianti Classico DOCG
Bold dark cherries on the nose backed by floral notes and minerality. On the palate rich red cherries with good complexity and silky texture.
2016 Felsina Berardegna Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Finessed and complex nose of purple flowers, red berries and minerality. On the palate flavors of red cherry, tobacco and truffle are backed by good acidity and silky tannins.
2016 Felsina Rancia Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
Lively and serious this wine. While young, it is shaping up to be a classic wine from an outstanding vintage which will age for decades. Classic flavors of cherry and tobacco are balanced out by fantastic structure and tension.
2016 Felsina Fontalloro IGT
Demure, elegant nose of delicate dark fruit, cocoa, and violet. On the palate this full bodied wine shows delicious earthy notes followed by darker fruits, plum, currant and black cherry with hints of dried flowers. Amazing long complexity and great structure. Ages for five to twenty years or more.
2011 Felsina Colonia Chianti Classico Gran Selezione
Dark berry aroma is balance by classic Felsina notes of tobacco and earth. On the palate dark lush fruit, plum, berries mingle with dried herbs and spicy notes all supporting an intriguing body. Worth the effort to find.
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