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Philip

2012 Italy Tuscany
93 Points

Made entirely from Cabernet Sauvignon, this stylish wine opens with aromas of red berry, Mediterranean herb and cedar. The juicy, elegantly structured palate doles out red currant, black raspberry, licorice and white pepper alongside sily tannins. Drink now-2024. 

Wine Enthusiast March 2017
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Philip

2012 Italy Tuscany
90 Points

A tightly woven red, revealing concentrated black cherry, cedar, earth, tobacco and tar flavors. Firm tannins suggest this will always be in the rustic camp. Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2019 through 2025. 

Wine Spectator October 15, 2016
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Philip

2013 Italy Tuscany
92 Points

The 2013 Philip is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Mazzei family's holdings in both Chianti Classico and Maremma. Dark, sensual and inviting, the 2013 possesses terrific balance and integrity throughout. Black cherry, menthol, licorice, herbs and dark spices blossom into the creamy, expansive finish. It would be nice to see a little more varietal character. Still, this is very well done.

Vinous October 2016
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Philip

2011 Italy Tuscany
93 Points

The 2011 Philip is a wine with an American spirit. The front label depicts family ancestor Philip Mazzei (1730-1816) but his white wig and demeanor is very reminiscent of the United States founding fathers. The wine is based on Cabernet Sauvignon (with some Cabernet Franc). It offers surprisingly soft and luscious tannins with a bouquet that is enhanced with dark berry and sweet spice. It makes a great choice for near-term enjoyment.

Wine Advocate October 2015
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Philip

Italy Tuscany
93 Points
Gorgeous aromas of blueberries, blackberries and cherries with hints of flowers follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a citrusy finish. Very tangy and lively. Drink now or hold.
JamesSuckling.com 5-Aug-15
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Philip

2010 Italy Tuscany
93 Points

Made entirely from Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine opens with aromas of red berries, sweet baking spice, grilled herbs and a whiff of cedar. The structured but almost weightless palate doles out ripe red currants, red raspberries, licorice, mocha and white pepper. Supple, smooth tannins weave alongside the juicy flavors.

Wine Enthusiast August 1, 2015
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Philip

2009 Italy Tuscany
93 Points

A pure expression of Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2009 Philip does a great job of capturing the power and intensity of the vintage. This lovely expression is infused with dark cherry and oak spice that wrap softly over the palate. The quality of tannin is also nicely evolved at this point with silky finishes and a firm sense of presence and weight in the mouth.

Wine Advocate October 2014
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Philip

2009 Italy Tuscany
91 Points

Toasty oak frames cherry and wild herb flavors in this juicy red. Dense and tightly structured, echoing oak spice details on the long finish. Shows fine balance overall.

Wine Spectator August 31, 2014
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Philip

2008 Italy Tuscany
94 Points

Beautiful aromas of blackberries and wet earth follow through to a full body with velvety tannins and a long finish. Velvety and slightly austere tannins. A Bordeaux blend in homage to Philip Mazzei, who helped the late US president Thomas Jefferson to establish his vineyard in the state of Virginia. It's made from various vineyards of the Mazzei family in Tuscany.

JamesSuckling.com 13-Sep
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Philip

2008 Italy Tuscany
91 Points

100% Cabernet Sauvignon from both the Fonterutoli estate in Castellina in Chianti and the Belguardo estate in Maremma. Philip is a bold and brawny wine with New World tasting points: Exotic spice and ripe fruit are principal players.

Wine Advocate August 2013
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Philip

2008 Italy Tuscany
88 Points

A thick red, featuring ample, well-integrated tannins that set the stage for the black cherry and black currant flavors. Well-balanced, with a spicy finish. Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wine Spectator Web Only 2013
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