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Barone Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
BC: $29.99
Quebec: $23.95

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -3962
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WineScores' Review

Opulent, persistent, fragrant.
Quite opulent for a CC, the Brolio offers dark cherries, balsamic, chocolate and dried roses, vanilla, star anise and brown spices. It is supple and the palate leans more to red cherry and wild red berries layered with saddle leather, espresso, spice and cocoa. Chalky tannins linger on a persistent finish.

Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, Italian Food, First Date, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-18 13:35:51.0


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