Castello di Brolio 2012

Chianti Classico DOCG 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, 10% Merlot

 

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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 September 13 to October 17, 2012
Ageing: 18 months in tonneaux (30% new) 
Bottling: July 14, 2015
Alcohol: 13,5%

Tasting notes

Incredibly elegant, large and mouthfilling. Notes of vanilla mix with intense fruity, spicy and mineral aromas. A great Chianti Classico Gran Selezione true to its terroir.

Awards

James Suckling 2015
96/100
Robert Parker 2015
91/100
James Suckling 2016
95/100
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