2019 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi IGT

Proprietary Blend - 3L
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REVIEWS

VN 99 JS 98 JA 97 DC 96 WA 96 WS 96
VN 99

Vinous, September 2021

The 2019 Siepi continues a trend towards greater finesse and nuance in this wine. Crème de cassis, lavender, spice, licorice and plum meld together effortlessly in the glass. Dense and layered, with striking detail, the...
JS 98

jamessuckling.com, September 2021

This is a really racy and fine Siepi with currant, black-cherry and dark-chocolate character. It’s medium-to full-bodied with very long, intense tannins that are linear and fine-textured. Really builds on the palate...
JA 97

janeanson.com, July 2021

The second year on the Place for the Mazzei family with Siepi. What a brilliant vintage of this wine, raspberry, redcurrant, sage, tobacco leaf and savoury cherry pit. Moreish and delicate but powerful and intense, and...
DC 96

Decanter, July 2021

This has the same owner, location and team as Concerto - the Mazzei family who founded the estate in 1435 but this is a 50/50 blend of Sangiovese and Merlot. Power and seduction straight away on the nose, this smells...
WA 96

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2022

Now on the market, the Mazzei 2019 Siepi is a special achievement and a delight to taste at the exciting conclusion of this historic retrospective spanning 26 vintages. This edition of Marchesi Mazzei's celebrated blend...
WS 96

Wine Spectator, February 2022

Perfumed and elegant, this red features vibrant cherry, black currant and blackberry flavors allied to a supple texture. Offers mineral, tobacco, wild herb and spice accents that add detail, with lively acidity keeping it...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Vintage 2019
Size 3L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2019 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi IGT, a red wine hailing from the illustrious region of Tuscany, Italy. This wine exudes elegance and refinement, showcasing the artistry of the Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli estate. With an alcohol content of 14.5%, it promises a delightful and well-balanced experience for the discerning palate.

This proprietary blend is a harmonious combination of Sangiovese and Merlot, carefully crafted to achieve a perfect equilibrium of power and seduction. Upon first encounter, the nose is greeted by a captivating bouquet of black cherries and blueberries, creating an alluring and aromatic sensation. The intensity of these dark fruits sets the stage for an extraordinary tasting experience.

On the palate, the 2019 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi IGT reveals its true nature. Juicy and mouthwatering, it presents a profusion of succulent red berries, accompanied by a hint of herbal spice on the finish. The flavors are vibrant, bold, and punchy, leaving a lasting impression. This wine is a true testament to the Mazzei family's dedication to quality winemaking.

Renowned wine publications have bestowed high praise upon this exceptional vintage. Decanter awarded it an impressive score of 96 points, describing it as "excellent quality" and praising its smooth and silky texture. Vinous, on the other hand, was even more enamored, awarding it a staggering 99 points and applauding its finesse, concentration, and riveting nature. James Suckling also recognized its prowess, awarding it 98 points and noting its racy character and fine-textured tannins.

As with all great Italian wines, the 2019 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi IGT possesses the ability to age gracefully. While it can be enjoyed now, its true potential will be realized after 2024 and beyond. This wine truly shines in the glass, and it is a testament to the Mazzei family's rich winemaking heritage since 1435.

From its vibrant cherry and black currant flavors to its supple texture and excellent finesse, the Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi IGT is a wine that captivates the senses. With its long aftertaste and persistent finish, it promises to be a memorable addition to any wine lover's collection. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the artistry and craftsmanship of this exceptional Italian wine.