Chianti Classico Riserva Docg Ser Lapo 2018 - Marchesi Mazzei
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TheSer Lapo Chianti Classico RiservaOfFonterutoli Castleit's agiftto the illustriousancestorof the Mazzei familySer Lapo, to whom we owe thefirst documentknown onusefrom thename"Chianti".
Manufactured withSangiovese grapesAndmerlotcarefullyselectedAndmanuallyharvestedIn theheart of Tuscany, this wine presents aruby red color, with freshhintsto the nose reminiscent of iberries, pleasantlystructuredAndintenseon the palate.
That ofMarquesses Mazzeiit's afamilywhich boasts aimmense inheritanceinTuscan wine tradition: born in1435In themiddle age village, the estate includesover six hundred hectaresof land of whichmore than a hundredare implanted invineyard.
Vineyards that have madehistoryof theChianti Classico: apathwhich led iwinesof theFonterutoli Castleto berenownedtoworld level, becoming alandmark.
Why you should drink it
Because he did thehistoryof theChianti Classico, AndcovetedfromWorldwideAndVinovéyou itforwardsstraight straightin your house... Not drinking it would be selfish!
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When to uncork it
L'intensityof theSer Lapo Chianti Classico RiservaOfFonterutoli CastleAndperfectwhen combined withdishes of substance!
A nice plate of pasta with game sauce, stews, grilled red meat and medium-aged cheeses:idealfor quite a whileSunday lunchwith family or in the company of the right friends.
How to drink it
ThisRedwe prefer it ifservedto16-18 ° C, so we manage totaste betterAndenjoy iteach of hisshade.
Vinification and Aging
TheSer Lapo Chianti Classico RiservaOfFonterutoli Castleit is mainly produced withSangiovese grapesand withmerlot grapes,harvested manuallyin the second half of September. Therefermentationtakes place instainless steel tanksat a controlled temperature of26-28 ° C for 15-18 days. Subsequentlythe wine refinesfor12 monthsinsmall stemsOfFrench oak, before being bottled.
Located around thevillage of Fonterutoli, 5 kilometers south ofCastellina in Chianti, represents together withHedgesthehistorical production core of the company.
THEvineyardsI'm at analtitudethat goes on350 to 560 metersand extend over onesurface of 30 hectarescultivated inSangioveseand partly aMerlot,Malvasia NeraAndCabernet Sauvignon.
Thegroundis characterized bymedium / high slope soilsmainly inrockOfAlberese, withhigh limestone values, Veryrich in skeletonand poor water retention capacity. The vineyards haveplanting densityranging from5,800 to 7,500 plantsper hectare and types of farming aguyotAndcordrammed.
- village: Italy
- region: Tuscany
- Grape variety: Sangiovese,Merlot
- Degrees: 13.5
- Format: 0.75
- Name: DOCG
- Year: 2019
- Philosophy: Conventional
- Typology: Chianti
- Colour: Red
- Reference: 792010
- Allergeni: Solfiti