Chianti Classico

Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Chianti Classico (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Brancaia
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Sangiovese (98%), Canaiolo (2%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Brancaia produces this Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016 (£12.51), a red wine from the region of Chianti Classico that is made of canaiolo and sangiovese of 2016 and has an alcoholic content of 13%. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Description of Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016

Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016 (Sangiovese and Canaiolo)

TASTING NOTES OF Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016:

  • View: Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016 presents a ruby ​​red
  • Nose: presents a complex nose releasing woody aromas, spices and fruit.
  • Mouth: This medium-bodied wine revealing a great texture, fleshy tannins and a long finish.

WINE PAIRING: Roast beef au jus, beef stew with vegetables and barley

GRAPES: Sangiovese 85% and 15% Merlot

BODEGA: Brancaia

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The Winery



It was in 1981 when the Swiss couple Brigitte and Bruno Widmer fell in love with the abandoned Brancaia estate (Castellina in Chianti).

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Reviews of Brancaia Chianti Classico 2016


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4 /5

Type: still red wine
Appellation: Chianti Classico DOCG
Grapes: Sangiovese 100%
Manufacturer: Brancaia
Contents: 75, 0 cl
Tuscany region
Winemaking: maceration on the skins for 10-13 days. Fermentation at a controlled temperature which is held for 1/3 in vitrified cement tanks and the remaining 2/3 in stainless steel vats
Aging: in stainless steel for 12 months
Alcohol: 13. 5% vol.
Serving temperature: 16-18 º C
Pairing food and wine: Red meat cooked steamed, cheese, cold cuts and sausages, pasta with meat sauce, grilled meat or roast
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4 /5

A Riserva never made Brancaia, so the best Sangiovese grapes reach this wine. Its modern full balanced style is characterized by charm and finesse. Delightfully spicy cherry fruit and elegant game.
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4 /5

This is the Brancaia estate's second wine, a concentrated, rich, persistent and refined Chianti Classico based on Sangiovese The grape is interpreted in a more modern way in the production of this wine
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Reviews of other vintages of Brancaia Chianti Classico 201620142011


Brancaia Chianti Classico shows our passion for this territory and the real character of the Sangiovese grape. This wine matures for 12 months in stainless steel tanks. It has seducing notes of ripe fruit, a lovely acidity and it offers you a lot of drinking pleasure.
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Xtrawine UK


TASTING NOTES OF Brancaia Chianti Classico 2011:
- View: ruby ​​red.
- Nose: aromas of black and tropical fruits.
- Mouth: good intensity of the bright flavors of dark berries, coffee and flowers, a long finish and aromatic.

GRAPES: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Merlot

WINE PAIRING: grilled meats, beef, roasts, stews, fish dishes and grilled pasta with heavy sauces.
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Roxanne Perez

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