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51 Ratings
Barone Ricasoli Chianti Classico Castello di Brolio

Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Wine Description

Intense ruby red colour. Scents of small red fruit, vanilla and liquorice. The mouth shows a complex, but velvety fragrance and a long mineral aftertaste, typical of the territory.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2009
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/99
  • Decanter
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Firm blackberry and plum fruit on the nose, with a beef extract edge. The oak gives it an attractive smokiness and the wine has a lovely harmonious balance. Drink from 2005 or decant before then. (AW)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/01