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Brancaia Riserva Chianti Classico 2013 Wine Review

Brancaia Riserva Chianti Classico 2013

Brancaia Riserva Chianti Classico 2013

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $38.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Brancaia

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This robust Sangiovese-based Italian red wine is smoky showing its roots in being matured n 16 months in oak barrels. There's a splash of Merlot in the blend. OTHER: The 2013 Chianti Classico Riserva hits all the high notes expected of this historic denomination. The wine is brimming with cherry fruit and luscious darkness with spice, leather and unsweetened chocolate. The blend is 80% Sangiovese and 20% Merlot, and the wine is aged in medium toast barrique (both new and neutral) for 16 months. Like the other successful interpretations from this classic vintage, this expression reveals an impressive sense of balance. If I had to make a 2013 Chianti Classico short list, this wine would be on it. Drink Date: 2017-2027. Score - 93 (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, Dec. 30, 2016).

Chianti Classico food pairings: veal chops in red wine sauce, turkey tetrazzini, soft cheeses.

This Brancaia Riserva Chianti Classico 2013 was reviewed on August 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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This Chianti Classico from Tuscany is a red wine blend of 80% Sangiovese and 20% Merlot. Brancaia Riserva (2013) is lush with cherry fruit and spice. The wine was also aged in both new and old oak. - Community Wine Reviews

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