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MAZZEI SIEPI 2018




Item:391243
Size:750 mL (25.4 oz)
Type:2018 VINTAGES
Release Date:2022-02-03
Producer:Marchesi Mazzei S.R.L.
Location:Italy - Tuscany
Price: $140.00
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Style:Red Wine
Full-bodied & Smooth
Alcohol:14.0%
Varietal:Sangiovese/Merlot
Sugar Code:XD (2.0 g/L)
Rating:97
Total Inventory: 40 vs. on
Cellar: 2030
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Tasting Notes
Siepi, Fonterutoli's Merlot/Sangiovese blend, is absolutely gorgeous in 2018. Rich, pliant and creamy, Siepi offers all of the seductiveness of Merlot with the bright acids and grip of Sangiovese. Inky blue/purplish fruit, lavender, dried herbs, spice, licorice and new leather meld together in an open-knit, inviting Tuscan red with no hard edges and tons of allure shaped by alberese soils with a good bit of clay. The 2018 is an undeniably sexy wine with so much immediacy. Siepi (the wine) is built on a core of holdings from Siepi, a historic property dating back to the 1400s, plus holdings from the broader Fonterutoli estate. Merlot and Sangiovese lots are harvested, vinified and aged separately. The 2018 saw long macerations 20 or more days, followed by 16-17 months in French oak, with a preference for 225L barrels for Merlot and larger 500L tonneaux for the Sangiovese, which also spent a bit less time in oak. The final blend was assembled and then the wine spent 5-6 months in ce
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