2015 Felsina Chianti Riserva Rancia

2015 Felsina Chianti Riserva Rancia

John’s Picks
97 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2015 Felsina Chianti Riserva Rancia
97 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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One of the most "cellar worthy wines in the world" according to Antonio Galloni, the beautiful Rancia is developing its reputation in leaps and bounds. From a higher-altitude, 6 ha single vineyard in Southern Chianti Classico the style is deep, focused and finely structured with dark fruits and savoury undertow. Utterly impressive yet so versatile as both a dinner match and a drink-soon or cellar wine, Felsina's Rancia is a future classic.

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$84.99 in mixed 6+ or $94.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

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

94-97/100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni

"The 2015 Chianti Classico Rancia is one of the most finessed young Rancias I have ever tasted. Silky, aromatically precise and nuanced to the core, the 2015 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. This is an impressive showing."

17/20 JancisRobinson.com, Walter Speller

"Mid ruby with the beginning of orange tinges. Supple, minerally cherry fruit that gains in depth on the palate. Tangy, ripe fruit with mouth-filling, ripe tannins and hints of tar on the finish. Castelnuovo Berardenga. 100% Sangiovese. (WS)" Drink 2018 - 2026

Antonio Galloni, Felsina Restrospective

"Considering its modest price, Rancia remains one the most fairly priced, cellar worthy wines in the world."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Sangiovese

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Tuscany

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2026

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with LAMB
with PORK

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

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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