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2017 `Colonia` Chianti Classico Gran Selezione , Fèlsina Berardenga

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Fèlsina Berardenga: Historic Estate: Fèlsina is a historic estate located in the heart of the Chianti Classico region in Tuscany, Italy. Berardenga Subzone: The winery is situated in the Berardenga subzone, known for producing high-quality Sangiovese-based wines. Sangiovese Emphasis: Fèlsina is recognized for its dedication to Sangiovese, the primary grape variety in Chianti Classico wines. Traditional Practices: The winery combines traditional winemaking techniques with modern innovations to produce wines that reflect the region's terroir. Chianti Classico Gran Selezione: Gran Selezione Category: Chianti Classico Gran Selezione is the highest classification within the Chianti Classico DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) pyramid. Single Estate Grapes: Gran Selezione wines are made from grapes sourced exclusively from the estate's vineyards, ensuring a sense of place and quality control. Aging Requirements: Gran Selezione wines have more extended aging requirements compared to other Chianti Classico categories, including a minimum of 30 months of aging, of which three months must be in the bottle. "Colonia" Name: The name "Colonia" might have significance related to the estate's history, the vineyard site, or winemaking philosophy. Vintage 2017: The 2017 vintage conditions, including weather patterns and temperature fluctuations, played a crucial role in shaping the characteristics of the wine. Winemaking and Tasting Profile: Sangiovese Dominance: Chianti Classico wines typically feature Sangiovese as the predominant grape variety, known for its bright acidity, cherry flavors, and savory notes. Oak Aging: The aging process in oak barrels contributes to the wine's structure, complexity, and the development of subtle oak-driven flavors. Tasting Notes: Tasting notes for "Colonia" may include characteristics such as red and black fruit flavors, floral notes, spice, and well-integrated tannins. Aging Potential: Gran Selezione wines, with their structure and balance, often have excellent aging potential, evolving and improving over several years in the bottle. Fèlsina's Philosophy: Terroir Expression: Fèlsina is committed to expressing the unique characteristics of its vineyards and the broader Chianti Classico region. Organic Practices: The estate employs sustainable and organic farming practices to enhance the health of the vineyards and respect the environment.
2017 `Colonia` Chianti Classico Gran Selezione , Fèlsina Berardenga
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