Brancaia Chianti Classico Il Blu
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Brancaia Chianti Classico Il Blu

Wine Details

Vineyard

La Brancaia

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

ItalyTuscany

Winemaker's Notes

The top-product of the Brancaia brand. The Supertuscan IL BLU proves the performance of Brancaia in terms of elegance, complexity and intensity. Blend: 50% Sangiovese, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Alcohol: 14 volume% Harvest: 20 September – 12 October 2004 Temperature of fermentation: 30-32°C Must contact: 20 days Maturing: two thirds in new, one third in used barriques Time of maturing: 18-20 months plus 4 months in the bottle Bottling: May 2006 Formats read more...The top-product of the Brancaia brand. The Supertuscan IL BLU proves the performance of Brancaia in terms of elegance, complexity and intensity. Blend: 50% Sangiovese, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Alcohol: 14 volume% Harvest: 20 September – 12 October 2004 Temperature of fermentation: 30-32°C Must contact: 20 days Maturing: two thirds in new, one third in used barriques Time of maturing: 18-20 months plus 4 months in the bottle Bottling: May 2006 Formats: 0.75L, 1.5L, 3.0L First year of production: 1988 Perfect with: As a rule, food with pronounced taste, dark meat such as beef or lamb, roast or braised game, darkfeathered game such as pigeon or pheasant (hide)

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Vineyard

La Brancaia

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

The top-product of the Brancaia brand. The Supertuscan IL BLU proves the performance of Brancaia in terms of elegance, complexity and intensity. Blend: 50% Sangiovese, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Alcohol: 14 volume% Harvest: 20 September – 12 October 2004 Temperature of fermentation: 30-32°C Must contact: 20 days Maturing: two thirds in new, one third in used barriques Time of maturing: 18-20 months plus 4 months in the bottle Bottling: May 2006 Formats read more...The top-product of the Brancaia brand. The Supertuscan IL BLU proves the performance of Brancaia in terms of elegance, complexity and intensity. Blend: 50% Sangiovese, 45% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Alcohol: 14 volume% Harvest: 20 September – 12 October 2004 Temperature of fermentation: 30-32°C Must contact: 20 days Maturing: two thirds in new, one third in used barriques Time of maturing: 18-20 months plus 4 months in the bottle Bottling: May 2006 Formats: 0.75L, 1.5L, 3.0L First year of production: 1988 Perfect with: As a rule, food with pronounced taste, dark meat such as beef or lamb, roast or braised game, darkfeathered game such as pigeon or pheasant (hide)

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    Exceptional wine. Highly rated.

    over 4 years
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