Felsina Chianti Classico 2009

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Ruby red with deep intensity and hue. Fruity, fine and elegant aromas dominated by wild berries accompanied by various spicy notes. Fruity on the palate with good tannins and a lingering finish.

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Fattoria di Felsina:
Fèlsina. A name reaching back to Etruscan times. A feeling that infuses the air, in harmony with the quality of the light, with the earth’s scent and the fragrance of the breezes, with the march of the seasons and night time silences. Before the eye that ranges unencumbered in all directions, a metaphysical landscape takes shape. A wondrous unfolding of hills, none blocking its neighbour, al... Read more
Fèlsina. A name reaching back to Etruscan times. A feeling that infuses the air, in harmony with the quality of the light, with the earth’s scent and the fragrance of the breezes, with the march of the seasons and night time silences. Before the eye that ranges unencumbered in all directions, a metaphysical landscape takes shape. A wondrous unfolding of hills, none blocking its neighbour, all offering spacious spectra of colour, yellow to indigo, in luminous waves rolling to a horizon majestically profiled with an ancient volcano, Monte Amiata, beloved of the Etruscans, that enigmatic race that first offered the vine and the olive to the early civilization of the Italic peninsula. This en-lightened land lived an extraordinary moment in Italy’s history, witnessing, if only for a few moments, the dream come true of an ideal city: Siena. Siena of the 13th and 14th centuries, where nature and art crowned the creative genius of those dwelling in such favoured spaces. Read less
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External Reviews for Felsina Chianti Classico

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/04/2012

In a darker, balsamic vein, this red evokes tar, black cherry, underbrush and tobacco flavors. Theyre all held together by the dense, fine tannins. Oak spice emerges on the taut finish. Best from 2014 through 2025. 24,166 cases made. -BS Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2009 Fattoria di Felsina Chianti Classico 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/03/2012

A Sangiovese wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2009 Fattoria di Felsina Chianti Classico 750ml


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
07/18/2013

Benchmark Sangiovese from Felsina, the vintage is open and forward, with layers of complex flavors. Felsina has always been a favorite here, and this Chianti Classico is perfect for the dinner table.


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
02/13/2012

In a darker, balsamic vein, this red evokes tar, black cherry, underbrush and tobacco flavors. They're all held together by the dense, fine tannins. Oak spice emerges on the taut finish.



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Notes of class Tuscan spices married to fine expressions of dark fruit, soil, smoky tones and a deft touch of new oak.

Ruby red with deep intensity and hue. Fruity, fine and elegant aromas dominated by wild berries accompanied by various spicy notes. Fruity on the palate with good tannins and a lingering finish.

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