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Brancaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2018

$50

A round, rich style, this offers black cherry, plum, earth, iron and tar flavors married to a dense, beefy structure. Fresh and balanced, with a lingering finish of woodsy underbrush. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2024 through 2038. 3,500 cases made, 308 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Nov 30, 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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Other Grapes

Merlot

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$50

Brancaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2018

A round, rich style, this offers black cherry, plum, earth, iron and tar flavors married to a dense, beefy structure. Fresh and balanced, with a lingering finish of woodsy underbrush. Sangiovese and Merlot. Best from 2024 through 2038. 3,500 cases made, 308 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Nov 30, 2022

Summary

Primary Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

Other Grapes

Merlot

Other Grapes

Merlot

Region

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