||5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 70% Merlot, 25% Sangiovese
||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.
||All are cultivated in the one-armed cordon system.
||23 August-29 September, harvested by hand.
||20 months in barriques (2/3 in new barriques, 1/3 in second passage barriques), at least 12 months in bottle.
||Intensely flavoured dishes game, roasted or stewed red meat.
||Price Brancaia Il Blu 2017 € 45.98