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2010 Brancaia Il Blu Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy (750 ml)

2010 Brancaia Il Blu Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy (750 ml)

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WINEMAKER'S NOTES: 

Brancaia IL BLU, IGT Rosso Toscana – the top product of BRANCAIA. This wine is intended to demonstrate the elegance, complexity and intensity that BRANCAIA is now capable of achieving. Many wine lovers around the world already consider it a classic – perhaps because it has established a distinctive identity throughout all its vintages, reflecting the character and quality of our vineyards in the Chianti Classico.

 

TASTING NOTES:

A serious red with currant, raspberry and citrus aromas and flavours. Full body with silky tannins and a fruity finish. A gorgeous red. A blend of sangiovese, merlot and cabernet sauvignon. You want to drink this now but it will improve wonderfully with age: better to open in 2015.
- James Suckling, 95 pts

The 2010 Il Blu is 50% Sangiovese with some Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in oak for up to 20 months. This gorgeous wine shows incredible seamlessness with smooth aromas of cherry and blackberry that fold neatly into savory tones of spice and leather. The quality of the winemaking is impeccable. Il Blu is especially profound in the mouth, where it shows supple tannins and long persistency. It boasts integrated acidity and well-managed tannins. The 2010 vintage shows youthful, nervous energy that bodes well for its future evolution.
- Robert Parker, 94 pts


Type: Wine
Tags: 1-5, 2010, 94+, Cabernet, GMC, Italy, Merlot, PG, Rated, Red, Sangiovese, Toscana IGT,

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