95 points James Suckling: "A very fresh 2017 with plenty of tight & linear tannins that give the wine energy & drive. Medium to full body. Racy finish. This is impressive. Fantastic texture & complexity on the palate with purple fruit & wet earth. Drink or hold."
2016 vintage notes
92+ points Wine Advocate: "This is an excellent vintage in Chianti Classico that shows especially well in the simple, more accessible wines such as this. The 2016 Chianti Classico Berardenga delivers the power and density of its territory. The southern side of the appellation often shows the richest expressions of Sangiovese. This wine opens to sweet aromas of dark fruit, cherry and plum. The wine shows a slightly savory side as well with spice and dried terracotta that recalls the gray gravel soils of the region. Bay leaf, cola and chopped mint appear as subtle background notes."
My absolute can't-miss, Tuesday through Monday night wine. Easily, easily one of the world's single greatest wine values, especially in 2016. I cannot stop plowing through bottles. I'm talking multi-case material. - Marcus
2015 vintage notes
92 points Vinous, Antonio Galloni: "Stunning and beautifully expansive, the 2015 Chianti Classico Berardenga is a wine to buy by the case and savor over the next 20 or so years. All the natural richness of the 2015 vintage comes through in a creamy, voluptuous Chianti Classico that hits all the right notes. This is quite frankly a remarkable level of quality for Fèlsina's entry-level offering."
92 points, Smart Buy Wine Spectator: "Dense yet rich, this red offers black cherry, earth and graphite aromas and flavors. Needs a year or two to find balance, yet the lingering, tobacco-inflected finish and refined tannins indicate the potential here. Best from 2019 through 2028."