Castello di Brolio 2016

Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione

Castello di Brolio is our flagship wine created from a meticulous selection of estate-grown grapes. Produced only in the best years, this is an iconic wine which will leave a lasting impression. Its most salient features are the concentration and tannic structure. This prized blend, carefully aged in the cellars at Brolio Castle, warms hearts and souls and offers extraordinary taste which elegance and freshness stands even the test of many years of ageing.
For Collectors only, old vintages of this wine are also available in the Ricasoli Collection reserved area.

97% Sangiovese, 3% Abrusco

63.00 $

incl. VAT

CASTELLO DI BROLIO Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

Distinctive traits: elegant, intense, of great personality

Castello di Brolio created from a meticulous selection of estate-grown grapes from the three most representative soils in Brolio: Macigno del Chianti (sandstone), Scaglia Toscana (Galestro), Monte Morello (Alberese).

Harvest: Sangiovese was harvested from mid-September to mid-October and Abrusco grapes were picked on early October
Ageing: 18 months in tonneaux (30% new) 
Bottling: 14/12/2018 – 1/02/2019
Alcohol: 14%

Tasting notes

Ruby red color with slight garnet hues. Red fruits on the nose, violet floral hints and light toasted scents. Soft at first taste, then large and voluminous. The balanced acidity and tannin give this grand vin a considerably persistent and harmonious finish.


James Suckling 2019
Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2019
Decanter 2020
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