Mazzei Castello Di Fonterutoli Ser Lapo Chianti Classico Riserva 2007

Chianti Chianti
Tuscany, Italy

$23.95 (288530)

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90 pts
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October 13, 2012

Critic Reviews (5)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

There's an intriguing streak of oyster shell minerality that drives through the core of this wine, supported by more...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Near-flawlessly typifying the level of quality expected of the illustrious Mazzei family, the 2007 Ser Lapo is a...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

May cause intellectual and physical moiety due to a bold, morning mug of mocha driven, piazza juice but I wouldn’t...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

One of the best things about sangiovese is its transparency as in more red fruits and minerality with less oak and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an engaging, well balanced Chianti at prime time, but it doesn't have the depth or complexity to warrant the...

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Community Reviews (3)

Scott Woodside
Scott Woodside

I need to find more...

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Mike de Maria
Mike de Maria

Wonderful balance in this wine. It's red fruit dominated with some complex savoury flavours, elegant, juicy and full of flavour. When really trying I think I got what John Szabo refers to as "oyster shell minerality." There's something to that, although I'd never be able to come up with such a description.

It was delicious with a Garlic and Sage Marinated Berkshire Pork Chop cooked medium rare, but I think it has the stuff to go well with beef dishes as well.

Really nice wine, well worth the $25.

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Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Starts smooth, and develops a chocolatey finish after a while. It did not go sour and dry for me. Good value at this price point, for a change.

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