This wine is dedicated to Philip Mazzei (1730-1816), an illustrious ancestor of the family’s, passionate grape grower, political thinker, and “citizen of the world”. Made with a blend of grapes selected from all the Mazzei’s estates, Philip is the quintessence of Tuscany. It embodies the “New World” spirit of Tuscan winemaking, best represents the “revolutionary” character of Philip Mazzei, and expresses our desire to pursue happiness.
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: Toscana, Italy
Aging: 24 months in small French and American.
Alcohol: 14,30 % vol.
Total Acidity: 6,00 g/l
Aroma/Palate: Full, ripe and intriguing body, long taste with pleasant and fresh aftertaste
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 Mazzeis – originally from the winemaking area of Carmignano – date back to the early eleventh century.