Castello di Brolio 2011

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Castello di Brolio is our flagship wine created from a meticulous selection of estate-grown grapes. Produced only in the best years, this is an iconic wine which will leave a lasting impression. Its most salient features are the concentration and tannic structure. This prized blend, carefully aged in the cellars at Brolio Castle, warms hearts and souls and offers extraordinary taste, which elegance and freshness stands even the test of many years of ageing.

80% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot.

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CASTELLO DI BROLIO Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Distinctive traits: elegant, intense, of great personality

Castello di Brolio created from a meticulous selection of estate-grown grapes from the three most representative soils in Brolio: Macigno del Chianti (sandstone), Scaglia Toscana (Galestro), Monte Morello (Alberese).

Harvest: The grapes were harvested from August 30 to October 7, 2011
Ageing: 18/21 months in barriques and tonneaux
Bottling: July 24, 29, 30, 2013
Alcohol: 14%

Tasting notes

Flavours of ripe red fruit like cherry, blueberry, blackberry and notes of violet. Vanilla, spices and a pleasant balsamic note. Wine of great personality and character, elegant and rich in taste. The wine made from the best Brolio grapes cannot but be delicious.

Awards

James Suckling 2014
96/100
Wine Spectator 2015
90/100
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