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2018 Mazzei Italian (Tuscany) Red "Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo"

Mazzei 2018 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo

Winery: Mazzei

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 90% Sangiovese & 10% Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chianti Classico

State or country: Italy

Price: $34

Cases produced: 19,166

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: September 21, 2021

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored opens with a fragrant cigar box, graphite, and black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with plus medium acidity. I also found it to be mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a black cherry and flinty minerality blend with notes of red currant and oolong tea. I also detected hints of craisin in the aftertaste. The finish is dry, and its dusty tannins stick around for quite a while. I would pair this rustic styled Chianti Classico Riserva with a braised beef ragu. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Fresh, tannic, with aroma of berries, strong structure, earthy and intense taste.

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