Mazzei is a historic winery in Tuscany, Italy, with a history dating back to 1435. This family producer has a strong presence in the Chianti Classico region and owns several vineyards throughout Tuscany. The winery is known for its production of Chianti Classico wines , made primarily from the indigenous Sangiovese grape, which forms the backbone of their wines.
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In addition to Sangiovese, Mazzei also cultivates other local varieties such as Colorino and Merlot. One of their notable assets is Fonterutoli Castle, a medieval castle that serves as the center of their wine production and is a popular destination for wine tastings and tours. Mazzei is known for balancing tradition with innovation. In addition to respecting ancient methods, the winery uses modern technologies to improve the quality of their wines. Their wines, ranging from elegant Chianti Classico to powerful Super Tuscans, are appreciated worldwide and have received numerous awards. The most famous wine they sell is the Mazzei Siepe, a "Super Tuscan" wine. It is a blend of Sangiovese and Merlot grapes, known for its rich flavors of ripe red and black fruits, spices and vanilla. The wine is matured in French oak barrels and goes well with grilled red meat, game dishes and matured cheeses. It has won several awards and is highly rated by wine experts.