95 Points from James Suckling
A bright and refined red with delicate chocolate, plum and raspberry character. Medium body, integrated fruit and tannins. Bright acidity. Love the vivid fruit and citrus combination here. Drink now or hold.
94 Points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Tasted from vat, the 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello di Brolio is shaping up to be a stunning wine, and may be one of the best expressions this single vineyard has produced so far in its young incarnation as a Gran Selezione wine. Previous vintages see some small additions of international grapes, but this vintage was made without Merlot in the blend. The wine is brimming with bright fruit intensity and enormous generosity. The finish is luscious, rich and long-lasting. It promises to flesh out further with more bottle aging.
Barrel Sample: 92-94 Points
92 Points from Wine Spectator
Inviting aromas and flavors of black cherry, black currant, toasty oak, spice and tar are backed by solid grip. Fresh and long, with fine balance in the end. Best from 2017 through 2027.
Intense ruby red color with fine nose of blackberries and blackcurrant notes, balsamic and spicy hints. The wine display excellent acid structure, well balanced, elegant tannins. The impact in the mouth is velvety and persistent.
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