Brancaia Il Blu IGT Super Tuscan Sangiovese/Merlot 2000

Type:Red

Country:Italy

Region:Tuscany

Brancaia Il Blu IGT Super Tuscan Sangiovese/Merlot
Per Bottle£34.99

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Code BRC00R2B


Style

Medium to Full Bodied Reds

Vintage

2000

Grape

Sangiovese blend

Alcohol

13.5%

Size

75cl

Drink

Oak Style

Oaked

Grower

Casa Brancaia

Classification

IGT
Brancaia started life as a winery in 1981 when a Swiss couple fell in love with the abandoned Brancaia estate in Castelli Chianti and purchased it. Since that time the Brancai estate has grown to comprise three different estates; Castelli Chianti, the Poppi Estate in Radda Chianti and the Brancai Estate in Maremma.

The focus of the Brancaia team has always been committed to producing only the very best wines, quality is the principal aim not quantity.

An elegant and complex Super Tuscan that has gained extremely high praise since it`s first release in 1998, the 2000 vintage received 3 stars in the renowned Gambero Rosso.

The bouquet opens with floral, wild strawberry, blackberry and suede aromas tinged by a herbaceous edge. The palate is generous and intense with deep red and black berry fruit flavours, hints of mocha, damson and leather linger in the finish with savoury herbal notes & licorice.

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50% Sangiovese
45% Merlot
5% Cabernet Sauvignon
This voluptuous wine is a great match for dishes with strong, robust flavours, dark meat such as beef or lamb. Game; fried or stewed, dark wild fowl, hearty autumn vegetable casserloes, cannelloni in rich tomato sauce, porcini mushrooms.

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