Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Gran Selezione, Chianti Classico DOCG 2015, Italy
PRESS: Decanter - 96 points. "Vivid, with a fascinating, herbal-led nose and cherry, plum and oak spice notes. Refreshing and serious palate with spicy oak and polished tannins. Exceptional stuff. Plenty of potential yet."
James Suckling - 96 points.
Producer: Castello di Fonterutoli - Mazzei
Region/Appellation: Chianti Classico
Country Hierarchy: Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Grape/Blend: 92% Sangiovese, 8% Malvasia Nera and Colorino
Food Suggestion: Excellent with game, roasted meats, stews, truffles and mature cheeses
Wine Style: Red - Savory and Classic
Alcohol Content: 14.26%
A remarkable combination of intensity and elegance, this wine displays ripe red berry fruit, blackberry, blackcurrant, mocha, Morello cherry and a touch of liqourice alongside a muscular structure, fine tannins, balanced with pleasant acidity and a rich, long finish.