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Brancaia Il Blu 2016

Brancaia Il Blu 2016

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0,75 l  -  14.50% by vol.
Brancaia
XW
94
RP
96
VR
95
VT
95
VO
95
DE
95
Dense ruby red.
The nose is extremely elegant with scents of wild fruits and cherry chocolate, licorice and Caribbean cedar, sweet tobacco, mint and tones of roasting.
The taste is harmonious, rich in structure and furrowed by precise and well-dissolved tannins. Long finish.
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Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
Food matching:
Name Brancaia Il Blu 2016
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Tuscany
Grapes 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 70% Merlot, 25% Sangiovese
Location The Brancaia estate encompasses the vineyards Brancaia (Castellina in Chianti) and Poppi (Radda in Chianti), at between 750 and 1300 feet above sea level. All vineyards have hillside location, looking south, southwest or southeast. They are partly covered with greenery and worked according to integrated production standards.
Composition of the land Soil is lean and stony, with a portion of clay and lime.
System All are cultivated in the one-armed cordon system.
Plants n. x hectare 6000
Yield x hectare 5.500 kg
Harvest The harvest takes place from September till October and is exclusively done by hand. Grapes are collected in small 44 lb. cases and brought to the cellar as fast as possible.
Temperature fermentation 30-32° C
Period fermentation Must contact: 20 days.
Aging 20 months in barriques, 24 months in bottles.
Alcohol 14.50% by volume
Matching As a rule, food with pronounced taste, dark meat such as beef or lamb, roast or braised game, dark feathered game such as pigeon or pheasant.
On sale Price Brancaia Il Blu 2016 € 51.00  With VAT

Brancaia

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Brancaia in Chianti Classico, encompassing the two estates Brancaia and Poppi, has been owned by the Swiss couple Brigitte and Bruno Widmer since 1981. Barbara and Martin Kronenberg-Widmer run the winery together which is located in the heart of the ...
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