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Mazzei Poggio Badiola Toscana IGT

2015

In a Nutshell

Pocket-friendly Supertuscan from outstanding producer Mazzei.

Tasting Notes

Attractive ruby red in colour, with lifted perfumes of plum and damson. The palate is full of lovely red berry fruit flavours with smooth, integrated tannins combining the finesse of Sangiovese with the structure and the smooth qualities of Merlot.

Production Notes

Harvest: Hand picked from 22ndth September (Sangiovese), from 23rd September (Merlot)
Fermentation temperature: 26 – 28° C
Period of maceration: 12 – 15 days
Ageing: In French / American small oak barrels (500 litre) for 10 months
Bottling: March 2015

Grape Blend

70%

Sangiovese

30%

Merlot

Producer - Castello di Fonterutoli (Mazzei)

The history of the Mazzei family is closely linked not just to the history of winemaking in Tuscany, but to the political and cultural history of the entire region. The first documents that name the Mazzei family – originally from the winemaking area of Carmignano – date back to the early eleventh century.

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Mazzei Poggio Badiola Toscana IGT

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Vintage

2015

Size

0.75L

ABV

13%

Grape

Merlot, Sangiovese

Closure

Cork

£13.20

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