Fattoria di Felsina Colonia Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2011 - Station Plaza Wine
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Fattoria di Felsina Colonia Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2011
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Fattoria di Felsina Colonia Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2011

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750ml
$160.00
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Category Red Wine
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Region Italy, Tuscany
Brand Fattoria di Felsina
Intense ruby red color. Spicy aromas with earthy, mineral, tobacco and pleasant wild berry notes. On the palate, it has intense tannins needed for ageing the high concentration of the regional components typical to Fèlsina and Poggio a Rancia.
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I am a huge fan of Fèlsina's Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Colonia and would not be surprised if this wine soon outpaces the flagship Fontalloro. In the best vintages, it offers a profound sense of elegance. The 2011 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Colonia opens to a dark brick color with ruby and garnet highlights. This is a dark and sophisticated wine with an impressive level of complexity. Earthy tones of crushed stone are followed by dark fruit, plum, leather, balsam herb, tobacco and pressed rose. The wine is introspective and careful in the way it dispenses of its intensity. All that power emerges in well-measured doses. That slow evolution makes it all the more intriguing and arousing.

Monica Larner, December 2016