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Wines / 2006 Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Siepi Toscana IGT

Name Siepi Toscana IGT
Winery Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli
Gary's rating 92 points
Style Red
Varietal 40% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot
Vintage 2006
Place Italy
Price $75.00 MSRP
ABV 14.5%

Gary's tasting notes

I smell this wine and think, "3rd generation millionaire"... what I mean by that is, there's just a classic family tradition. A pedigree that is undeniable. Dark cherries, blueberries, and a hint of dirt makes my initial portion of this review a little more descriptive. Classic! This wine is big, bold and ripe, with very aggressive, firm tannins that have silky fruit to them, which cascades off the palate. Looks for this wine to last 10 to 20 years and pair with a very large steak.