Barone Ricasoli Chianti Classico Riserva “Brolio” 2011 [6pk Case]

89pts Wine Spectator

This wine was born from a selection of the grapes intended for the production of Brolio Chianti Classico. A traditional Reserve of distinctive Chianti character.

PRODUCTION AREA Gaiole in Chianti

The company's vines, which rise from 280 to 480 meters above sea level, produce the grapes for the Brolio harvest. The lands vary much from one another, while sharing a gravelly composition.

Deep ruby red color. Fruity and spicy aromas with a delicate touch of Cherry. The taste is warm and enveloping, ripe fruit, blackberry, black currant fruit, herbal sensations, tobacco on the palate.
Excellent concentration and very well balanced bouquet. Long and persistent finish.