2006 Felsina Vin Santo (375 ml)

2006 Felsina Vin Santo (375 ml)

94 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2006 Felsina Vin Santo (375 ml)
94 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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A beautifully complex and nutty Vin Santo from Felsina in Chianti. With a dash of Sangiovese along with the usual white grapes, this is made by straw drying and fermentation in very small oak casks. These vessels already contain what is called the "mother", a complex and thick liquid from fermentation that is carries its complexity over from vintage to vintage. Already long aged, this is one of the finest of its style from this region, and a treasure with rich cheeses or desserts.

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$59.99 in mixed 6+ or $66.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Malvasia and Trebbiano with some Sangiovese

Its Origins

The estate vineyards straddle the Chianti Classico and Chianti Colli Senesi region, and are quite close to the town of Siena. There are 61 hectares of vines in all, but the property is much bigger, totalling 475 hectares, and including olive trees, wheat fields and forests. The name Felsina dates back to the Etruscan people, and back to 2000 BC. Many words in Italy beginning with ‘Fel’ or ‘Bol’ have Etruscan roots. The modern era of Fèlsina began in 1966 when current owner Giuseppe Mazzocolin’s father-in-law acquired the property. They began with 9 hectares of vines, but grew this by massale selection to its current size, and acquired a second property: Castello di Farnetella, in the Colli Senesi.

What The Critics Say

94/100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni

"Dried figs, mint, licorice, crème brulée, herbs and candied orange peel soar from the glass in Fèlsina 2006 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico. Aromatically expressive and a bit richer than is often the case, the 2006 offers gorgeous depth, with plenty of acidity to back things up." Drink 2015 - 2026

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Late Harvest / Botrytis

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Tuscany

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    375ml

  • Maturity

    2015 - 2026

This Wine Goes Well With

with BLUE CHEESE
with DESSERT
with MILD CHEESE

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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