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2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva 14%

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2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva 14%

Immerse yourself in the depth and complexity of the 2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva, a Chianti Classico Riserva that stands as a testament to the Mazzei family's enduring legacy in the Tuscan winemaking tradition. Crafted with precision and care, this Riserva showcases the rich potential of the Sangiovese grape, blended masterfully with a touch of Merlot to achieve a harmonious and sophisticated wine.

Key Features:

  • 🍇 Vintage: 2018
  • 🏞️ Origin: Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
  • 🍇 Grape Varieties: Predominantly Sangiovese with a portion of Merlot
  • 🍷 Flavor Profile: This Riserva captivates with its layered aromas of ripe red berries, cherries, and plums, enriched by nuanced hints of spices, leather, and tobacco. The palate is greeted with a robust structure, elegant tannins, and a vibrant acidity that leads to a long, engaging finish. Aging in oak barrels imparts this wine with a subtle complexity, enhancing its texture and adding depth to its already rich flavor profile.
  • 🌿 Terroir Influence: The unique terroir of the Chianti Classico region, characterized by its galestro soils and microclimatic conditions, lends this wine its distinct identity, imbuing it with a remarkable balance of intensity and finesse.
  • 🍇 Winemaking Process: Adherence to traditional methods, combined with innovative techniques, defines the winemaking process at Castello di Fonterutoli. Careful selection of grapes, meticulous control of fermentation temperatures, and thoughtful aging in oak barrels all contribute to the wine's distinguished character.
  • 🍽️ Food Pairing: The Ser Lapo Riserva is an excellent companion to Italian cuisine, particularly dishes such as Florentine steak, wild boar ragù, and aged Pecorino cheese. Its versatility also allows it to pair beautifully with international dishes that feature rich flavors and aromatic herbs.
  • 🍷 Serving Recommendations: For an optimal tasting experience, serve this wine at 18-20°C (64-68°F). Decanting for at least an hour before serving is recommended to fully appreciate its complexity and aromatic richness.

Experience the elegance and heritage of Tuscany with the 2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva. A wine that not only pays homage to the history of Chianti but also continues to push the boundaries of quality and innovation in Tuscan winemaking.

2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva 14%
2018 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Riserva 14%
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