Mazzei - Castello di FonterutoliSer Lapo Chianti Classico Riserva 2018Product code: 10156
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Mazzei - Castello di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Chianti Classico Riserva is a sophisticated Italian wine, hailed from the legendary Mazzei family vineyards in Tuscany. Displaying an elegant ruby red hue, the wine's sensorial characteristics feature intense aromas of ripe red fruits complemented by hints of spice. The palate is enraptured by a harmonious symphony of cherry, blackberry and sweet spice, culminating in an extended, velvety finish. Expertly composed of predominantly Sangiovese grapes with a dash of Merlot, the Chianti Riserva championed veneration for its finesse, complexity, and profound maturity. It is a splendid companion to richly flavoured dishes.
Fresh, tannic, with aroma of berries, strong structure, earthy and intense taste
About the Winery
Set in the panoramic beauty of Tuscany, Mazzei - Castello di Fonterutoli winery is one of Italy’s oldest and most well-established family businesses. Founded in the sublime hills of Chianti Classico, it serves as the emblem of the Mazzei family's profound interconnectedness with wine for over six centuries.
Unfolding amidst fifty-six vineyard plots, each carefully cultivated into unique varietals, the winery bears testament to the Mazzei's remarkable dedication to preserving the land and its traditions. From the robust Sangiovese and international favourites such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon; each bottle weaves a tale of the land's history and the wine-making prowess of the Mazzei family.
The winery’s architecture offers a harmonious blend of traditional aesthetic and modern practicality. Visitors are welcomed into a breathtaking cellar built predominantly from local materials, where an extensive collection of wines awaits being discovered. The sight of light filtering down on barrels and bottles, casting a warm glow, is a sight to behold.
But, the beauty of Mazzei - Castello di Fonterutoli isn't simply limited to visual allure or their exceptional wines. The estate is furthered by a curated offering of culinary experiences, tastings and tours, all designed to give guests a real flavour of the region’s food and wine culture. From the tantalising signature Tuscan cuisine at Osteria di Fonterutoli to the delightful wine tastings, every experience is embroidered with the warmth of Italian hospitality.
Owing to their dedication to environmental stewardship, the winery operates with a high respect for the environment. Their commitment to sustainable practices is evident in the implementation of organic farming and the use of renewable energy.
In summary, a visit to Mazzei - Castello di Fonterutoli winery is not simply a wine tasting. Instead, it’s a beautiful journey that blends history, heritage, and a deep-rooted passion for winemaking. It's embodying the true essence of the Tuscany region bottle after bottle, imbued with unique character and finesse.