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13 Ratings
Marchesi Antinori La Braccesca Bramasole Cortona Syrah

Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) A lovely full red in color with aromas of chocolate: these are the characteristics with which this wine presents itself. The first sensations on the palate are sweet and soft, and the long finish and aftertaste show delicate notes of licorice and ripe fruit.

Expert Reviews
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  • Antonio Galloni
    (2003 Vintage) "The 2003 Cortona Syrah Bramasole is a knock-out effort. Inky in color, it opens with captivating aromas of super-ripe blueberries, cinnamon, minerals and tar followed by layers of expressive, opulent jammy fruit that open up in the glass. It shows superb length on the palate and a lingering note of sweetness on the finish, even if the tannins are slightly drying on the back end. Another year or two in the bottle should help bring the wine into better balance. Its ample, seductive personality is ...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 171 on Jun-07