Barone Ricasoli - Brolio Chianti Classico 2012Sweet Aromas
Available 6th Nov 2016
Bright and lively ruby. Enfolding and sweet aromas of cherry, morello cherry, violet and strawberry harmoniously blend with hints of tobacco, vanilla, white chocolate and Mediterranean spices.
The mineral and spicy fruit tone of the Brolio terroir is unmistakable to the nose. An immediate freshness opens to warm, full and rich tactile sensations to the taste.
Ripe red fruit and the spices join in a long embrace of finely toasted notes. Elegant, it promises an interesting evolution in the years.
80% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Castello di Brolio is created from a meticulous selection of the best Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes from the estate's vineyards, spread over 230 hectares of land. Only grapes that have given their utmost are selected at Brolio - the production of each vintage may thus vary in quantity, but quality is always outstanding. The vineyards are at 250 to 450 m above sea level, facing south/south-west. The perfect exposure and excellent elevation of the land as well as the very stony soil are responsible for the typicality of this wine.