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LA BRACCESCA SYRAH 2017 DOC Cortona
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BRAMASOLE
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Itís not everyday that you come across a premium Syrah from Tuscany. Indeed, the Cortona region is situated just east of Siena and Bramasole is one of Antinori numerous estates. The first vintage appeared in 2000 and this 2017 comes from rather hot year. Deep intense purple colour, the nos shows lots of ripe, plum-black-cherry fruit with a faint hint of herbs and gentle toasty notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, fairly dense, ripe, Damson plum fruit flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, still slightly grippy, red-licorice-sandalwood-tinged finish. NEW in Vintages, it has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L9142 on the back label. CSPC 12741
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hal Ent
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Rating ***(91 points)
Bright, Ripe, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Rich, layered red with lots of blackberries, blueberries and cloves on the nose and palate. It's fullbodied and chewy, but polished. Black licorice shows nicely in the fruit at the finish. Drink or hold. Score - 95 (jamessuckling.com, Aug. 24, 2020) Price $ 66.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 12, 2021
Cases bought 100 (6 bottles per case)

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