2007 Felsina Vin Santo 375ml

Highly Rated
Felsina |Tuscany |Malvasia
A concentrated Tuscan Vin Santo, a dessert wine with vibrant acidity and loads of penetrating length.

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Description

Vin Santo is all about the ‘mother; the thick concentrate from the previous vintage that gets transferred to the new cask. It’s an ancient tradition that Felsina has modernised; a more rigorous grape selection, the drying process, and by adding Sangiovese to evolve their style.

This is thick, unctuous stuff, golden copper in colour, it's ripe with peach, apricot, pineapple, and tropical dried fruit aromas. It’s weighty with a softness and elegance imparted by the oak barrels.

Great balance with this wine, as the acid and sugar are very complimentary with one another. Rich, sophisticated and simply delicious.

After rigorous selection, the clusters are subjected to a natural drying process on mats, until January-February of the following year. They are then de-stemmed and pressed, and the must is transferred to sealed, 100 litre aok casks containing the "mother", a thick substance remaining from previous vintages. After 7 years in the "vinsantaia" loft area, the wine is bottle aged for a minimum of 6 months.


95 Points - "Felsina's 2007 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico is terrific. Silky, expressive and gracious, the 2007 is all class. Orange zest, mint, cinnamon and dried flowers grace the palate. The aromatics are especially pretty in this midweight, lifted Vin Santo." Antonio Galloni (Vinous)

94 Points - "The 2007 Vin Santo del Chianti Classico (375-milliliters) is a gorgeous wine with so many descriptors that apply to the ever-evolving and complex bouquet. This golden dessert wine offers distinct aromas of dried apricot, honey and saffron. But give it a few moments and earthy or autumnal tones of wild mushroom, forest floor and aged cheese also rise to the top. The effect is almost savory and definitely very sophisticated. The wine glides smoothly over the palate with creamy richness and viscous smoothness." 94+ points Monica Larner (Parker Wine Advocate)

94 Points - "A beautiful, maturing vin santo with a wonderful, creamy quality running right through the palate. The dried-mango and candied-orange character that it shows right now matches the moderate sweetness. A clean finish." James Suckling (James Suckling)

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