2016 Felsina Berardenga 'Colonia', Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG, Italy (750ml)

2016 Felsina Berardenga 'Colonia', Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG, Italy (750ml)

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Intense ruby red color. Spicy aromas with earthy, mineral, tobacco and pleasant wild berry notes. On the palate, it has intense tannins needed for aging the high concentration of the regional components typical to Fèlsina and Poggio a Rancia.



The Fèlsina 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Colonia is true, elegant and bright. This wine is teaming with inner energy and beautiful fruit resonance that comes forward with forest berry, tilled earth, cassis and pressed violet. These aromas are held in tension, creating a crest or halo that radiates from deep inside. It remains mid-weight in approach, but don't underestimate the length and polished mouthfeel that drives a long and very elegant finish. I came back to my sample 24 hours later and appreciated the perfectly aligned and integrated character of the tannins. Give this wine plenty of time to evolve and flesh out in your cellar.
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 98+ pts. 

The 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Colonia possesses off the charts richness and intensity in a bold, racy style that captures all the best this site has to offer. Striking inner perfume, bright red Sangiovese fruit and soft contours add to the wine's compelling balance. Much more open today than Rancia, Colonia is positively stunning in 2016. In fact, it is the finest Colonia yet. The 2016 spent 26 months in French oak, 100% new, all of which it handles with aplomb.
- Vinous, 97 pts. 

Type: Wine
Tags: 2016, 750ml, 94+, AR, Chianti, Chianti Classico, GMC, Gran Selezione, Italy, Rated, Red, Sangiovese, Tuscany, Wine,

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