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Barone Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
92 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -3962
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WineScores' Review

Opulent, persistent, fragrant.
Quite opulent for a CC, the Brolio offers dark cherries, balsamic, chocolate and dried roses, vanilla, star anise and brown spices. It is supple and the palate leans more to red cherry and wild red berries layered with saddle leather, espresso, spice and cocoa. Chalky tannins linger on a persistent finish.


 
Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, Italian Food, First Date, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-10-18 13:35:51.0

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Barone Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -3962

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -114314

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -761205

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -486274

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -250662

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -114314

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20214

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418038

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Meritage, British Columbia
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -78113

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Luigi Bosca Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -276014

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Painted Rock 'Red Icon', Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
94 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -468900

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90 Points

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93 Points

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91 Points

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Luigi Bosca Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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Painted Rock 'Red Icon', Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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92 Points

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Painted Rock 'Red Icon', Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
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Hester Creek Character Red, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158311

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87 Points

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Painted Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley
92 Points

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Painted Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley
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Hester Creek Character Red, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Moon Curser 'Dead of Night', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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Painted Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Masi Serego Alighieri Possessioni Rosso, Veneto Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -447326

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Meritage, British Columbia
91 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Meritage, British Columbia
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Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Heredad Cava, Penedes Spain
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -94912

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Clos du Soleil 'Capella', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -891275

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Argiolas 'Costera' Cannonau di Sardegna, Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -457911

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Hollick Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Limestone Coast, Australia
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -856779

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CedarCreek Estate Winery Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -567412

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Jim Barry Assyrtiko, Clare Valley, Australia
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -176647

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CedarCreek Estate Winery Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -567412

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Meyer Family Vineyards 'Micro Cuvee' Pinot Noir, Okanagan Falls, BC
95 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -942680

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Township 7 Vineyards and Winery 'Vega, Okanagan Valley
90 Points

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Da Vero Vino Rosso, Sicily, Italy
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -244148

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Roches de Fontrouviere, Coteaux Varois en Provence, France
90 Points

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JoieFarm 'Chic Fille' Pinot Blanc, Naramata Bench, BC
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -80484

Ranking: 24.001649
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Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Heredad Cava, Penedes Spain
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -94912

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JoieFarm 'Chic Fille' Pinot Noir Rose, Naramata Bench, BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -187305

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Tantalus Vineyards Blanc de Blancs, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -83276

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Segura Viudas Brut Reserva, Penedes Spain, NV
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -158493

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El Petit Bonhomme Blanco, Rueda Spain
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -79046

Ranking: 28.001577
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Sperling Vineyards 'Amber' Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley BC
86 Points

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Clos du Soleil 'Capella', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -891275

Ranking: 28.001555
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Peak Cellars 'Pink Granite' Rose, Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Albet i Noya 'Petit Albet' Brut Reserva, Penedes, Spain
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -74714

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JoieFarm 'Chic Fille' Pinot Gris, Naramata Bench, BC
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -80484

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Roche Wines 'Nuances', Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -132571

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