Silver Wine Challenge 2012: Silver Medal
This 470 hectare estate is located northeast of Siena, in the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga, on the southern border of the Chianti Classico production area. Felsina epitomises the powerful style of southern Chianti. Giuseppe Mazzocolin runs the estate and consultant enologist Franco Bernabei has 1983.
Grapes for Fontalloro are grown on the Fontalloro and Poggio al Sole vineyards situated inside the Chianti Classico zone, and the Casalino and Arcidossino vineyards in the Chianti Colli Senesi zone. The vines are over 50 years old, situated at an altitude of 400m above sea level.