||10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 80% Sangiovese, 5% Petit Verdot
||Castle Brolio comes from a meticulous selection of the best grapes of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot of vineyards, spread over 230 hectares of vineyards. The production of individual vintages may thus vary in quantity but the quality is always the highest.
|Composition of the land
||The vineyards are located at an altitude of between 250 and 450 meters above sea level facing south / southwest. The high content of skeleton, the perfect exposure and optimal altitudes of soils identify the typicality of this wine.
||Winter in the seasonal average, mild and rainy early spring, followed by a period with no rain between late April and May. Between June and July, the rains have given good water reserves sufficient to ensure the good development of the plants also a little earlier traditional trend. Follows a very hot August and with the absence of rains helped by the excellent thermal excursion of September, completed the ripening of the grapes.
||12-18 days on the skins at 24-27 ° C.
||For 18 months in barrels and barrels.
||Price Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Gran Selezione 2013 € 27.90