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Mazzei Ser Lapo Riserva Chianti Classico 2014 Wine Review

Mazzei Ser Lapo Riserva Chianti Classico 2014

Mazzei Ser Lapo Riserva Chianti Classico 2014

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mazzei Ser Lapo

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

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The Mazzei family have been the owners of this Italian winery, Castello di Fonterutoli, since 1435. The 2013 vintage of the Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo offers black fruit aromas and firm tannins. Juicy and full-bodied Italian red wine with lots of wild black cherry notes, some smoke and mocha. This Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo is made from Sangiovese grapes. Savoury and meaty with a long finish. Decant 2 hours for maximum pleasure. Pair with grilled meats. MINE: From the Tuscany wine region, Mazzei Ser Lapo Riserva (2013) is a juicy and full-bodied Chianti Classico wine blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot with black cherry, smoke and mocha flavours. The Mazzei family have been the owners of this Italian winery, Castello di Fonterutoli, since 1435. Drink now and for the next five years. OTHER: The 2014 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo is a very good wine, especially within the context of the vintage. Not surprisingly, the 2014 is a bit youthfully austere today, but it makes up for that with fine persistence. Expressive floral and savory overtones add perfume to the dark red stone fruit flavors. Give the 2014 another 6-12 months in bottle to allow the tannins to soften further. Score - 91 (Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, Jan. 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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