Chianti Classico 'Brolio Riserva' Ricasoli 2019

The Chianti Classico Brolio Riserva of Ricasoli is a red wine from Sangiovese grapes with a small addition of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. It shows a ruby red color with garnet nuances and scents of ripe black fruit, oriental spices and vanilla while at the mouthfeel it has a good freshness and elegant tannins, with a pleasant and balanced persistent aftertaste.

23.00 €
Immediate availability
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Characteristics

Denomination

Chianti Classico DOCG

Grape varieties

Sangiovese 80%, Merlot 15%, Cabernet Sauvignon 5%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel containers with 15 days maceration of the skins

Aging

18 months in first and second use tonneaux

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Wine Spectator
2017
92 / 100
James Suckling
2017
92 / 100
Veronelli
2018
91 / 100
Vitae AIS
2017
Gambero Rosso
2017
2 / 3
Robert Parker
2017
88 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20°C
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for 3-4 years

RED WINE CHIANTI CLASSICO 'BR RISERVA' RICASOLI 2019 DESCRIPTION

Colour Ruby red with garnet shades

Scent Ripe fruit like cherries and plums, oriental spices on a vanilla background

Taste Rich and balanced, with good freshness and elegant tannins

producer: Ricasoli 1141

Main wines
Chianti, Merlot
Foundation year
1141
Hectares of vineyards
240
Annual production
1.300.000 bt
Enologist
Carlo Ferrini
Address
Castello di Brolio, Località Madonna a Brolio, 53013 Gaiole In Chianti (SI)

Perfect to drink with

  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Risotto with Mushroom
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese