92pt Chianti Classico Riserva $20btl – VERY LIMITED
The history of the Ricasoli family has been linked to wine since 1141, when there is written testimony attesting that the Ricasoli family already possessed Brolio Castle. In fact, the family tree, reproduced in a print from 1584, is one of the first images of the Chianti area. Most especially, in 1872 Baron Bettino Ricasoli (1809 – 1880), illustrious politician and visionary wine entrepreneur, originated the formula for Chianti wine, now called Chianti Classico. You could say that Bettino was the “father” of Chianti Classico.
Francesco Ricasoli, current owner and President of the company, has generated new ideas and concepts to render the vineyards sustainable. The ongoing study of soil types and the clonal selection of the Brolio Sangiovese are among his greatest passions, and he has totally renovated the vineyards and completely mapped them.
Today’s special offering pays homage to the Baron and showcases the new wines created in his spirit.
Check our everyday bottle price… we are lower than anyone online. And, when you buy this by the case…you save even more.
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2015 Barone Ricasoli * Chianti Classico Riserva Brolio
$22.50btl ($23.98 lowest online) or
EMAIL CASE DEAL- $240.00cs ($20btl)
The 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva Brolio (made with 80% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon) reveals a tight structure with fine textural knitting and overlapping fruit flavors. The wine’s seamless integration is very impressive. It shows bright fruit flavors that are offset by spice, tar, smoke and grilled herb. There is nothing too heavy about this Riserva, and that’s the best part yet. The mouthfeel is buoyant, long and finessed. This wine is fermented in stainless steel (with up to 16 days on the skins), and it is aged in neutral oak for 18 months.