Toscana Siepi 2015
50% Sangiovese, 50% Merlot
This has depth and complexity, featuring black cherry, plum, leather, spice and mineral flavors. The dense texture exudes refined tannins as this stays fresh through the long, saturated finish. Fruit, spice and tobacco elements linger. Sangiovese and Merlot. Drink now through 2035. 2,500 cases made, 200 cases imported.
Mazzei is one of the oldest and most prestigious names in Tuscan winemaking. The Mazzei family’s primary holding, since 1435, is Castello di Fonterutoli, in the Chianti Classico appellation. The ultra tech-savvy winery is a real showpiece, enabling to vinify the 114 parcels of the Estate individually. The Mazzei family is producer of important wines in Belguardo (Maremma) and in Zisola (Sicily).