1997 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva
Gorgeous reserve Chianti Classico. Wonderful aromas of roses, berries and violets. Full-bodied, with silky, polished tannins and a long, caressing, textured finish.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The serious 1997 Chianti Classico Riserva (4,000 cases of 100% Sangiovese) is structured, dense, concentrated, and ageworthy. It requires 1-2 years of cellaring. A deep ruby/garnet color is followed by aromas of dried herbs, roasted beef, black cherries, plums, cedar, and leather. On the palate, blackberry fruit makes an appearance. Sweet, pure, long, ripe, and moderately tannic...