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Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico 2014 Wine Review

Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico 2014

Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico 2014

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ricasoli

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

More Vintages: 2013  2012  2005  2011  2008 

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This respected winery is located between Florence and Siena in the heart of Tuscany. A robust, mouth-watering red wine made from the Chianti region's classic grape Sangiovese. A balanced, medium- to full-bodied red with aromas of tart cherries and raspberries. Pair with pasta in tomato sauce. MINE: From producer, Barone Ricasoli, the red wine blend for this Chianti Classico Brolio (2013) are mostly Sangiovese grapes with some Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2013 vintage was a strong one. OTHER: In some ways (and somewhat counterintuitively) a modern Chianti Classico, this wine is 80% Sangiovese with about 15% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Spice box, violet, cherry, raspberry and smoke paint a vivid aromatic picture. The wine is youthful and structured, with dark cherry and blackberry flavours paving the way for a firm finish. Pair with steak Florentine or a selection of firmer cheeses. (Vintages panel, May 2017). - Community Wine Reviews
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