2016 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo
Sangiovese - 750ML
2016 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo
  • JS 95
  • WS 94
  • WA 92
  • VN 91
  • DC 90

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Reg: $29.94

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JS 95
jamessuckling.com, April 2019
Bright aromas of sliced cherries and hints of strawberries with some orange peel. Full body and super fine and ripe tannins. They melt into the wine. Delicate yet energetic. Crisp finish. Drink now.
WS 94
Wine Spectator, December 2019
A vibrant yet brooding red, with bracing acidity driving the cherry, currant, iron, tobacco and almond flavors. Complex and intense, this needs a few years to absorb the tannins. Delivers fine presence and length...   A vibrant yet brooding red, with bracing acidity driving the cherry, currant, iron, tobacco and almond flavors. Complex and intense, this needs a few years to absorb the tannins. Delivers fine presence and length. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2022 through 2043. 10,000 cases made, 1,500 cases imported.  
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2019
Here's a terrific wine, at a reasonable price point, that gives you an authentic albeit contemporary taste of Tuscany. The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo (made with 90% Sangiovese and 10% other red varieties...   Here's a terrific wine, at a reasonable price point, that gives you an authentic albeit contemporary taste of Tuscany. The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo (made with 90% Sangiovese and 10% other red varieties including Merlot) reflects the best qualities of this classic vintage with sharp lines, good freshness and delineated contours. The wine shows a tight core of black fruit surrounded by softer layers of spice and smoke at the edges. Some 175,000 bottles were made. - ML  
VN 91
Vinous, August 2019
The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo is bold, rich and full of energy. Super-ripe red cherry, kirsch, wild flowers, mint, blood orange and spice all run through the 2016. Bright acids keep the flavors bright, with...   The 2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Ser Lapo is bold, rich and full of energy. Super-ripe red cherry, kirsch, wild flowers, mint, blood orange and spice all run through the 2016. Bright acids keep the flavors bright, with all of the juiciness that is such a Fonterutoli signature very much front and center. -- Antonio Galloni  
DC 90
Decanter, January 2020
Agreeable sour cherry fruit with lots of lovely peppery spice; textured and tangy with ripe tannins and an enduring acidity.
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Chianti
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML