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Date Printed: 12/25/2014
Brancaia Tre 2006
Brancaia Tre 2006
(search item no. 102071)
Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 12/25/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Decanter rating: 95 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2010 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Brancaia Tre signifies the three grape varieties that comprise this blend--Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes are carefully selected from our three estates--Brancaia, Poppi and our estate in Maremma--which yield an elegant and well structured wine ready for immediate enjoyment.

Blend: 80 % Sangiovese, 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

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About Brancaia:

La Brancaia, encompassing the two estates Brancaia and Poppi, has been owned by the Swiss couple Brigitte and Bruno Widmer since 1981. It is located in the heart of the Chianti Classico area and saw a vertical take-off when it's vintage 1983 won first place at a major Chianti Classico tasting. Since then, through uncompromising dedication to quality and a strong own identity, the continuous recognition of BRANCAIA was built up - spearheaded by the estates top-wine Brancaia IL BLU, being already a classic for many wine lovers all over the world. The wines come from a state-of-the-art cellar. The estate is managed by the oenologist and daughter of the owners, Barbara Kronenberg-Widmer, together with her husband Martin Kronenberg. They enjoy consulting support by the brilliant oenologist Dr. Carlo Ferrini. La Brancaia is one of Tuscany's top wine-growing estates, winning national and international awards every year. Its wines are sold - and bought - all over the world.