Sangiovese 60%, Cabernet sauvignon 25%, Merlot 15%
After racking, all three grapes are fermented in steel tanks for two weeks. Ageing takes place over 8-9 months in tonneaux of second and third passage.
Trappola feudal hamlet, defensive castle that belonged to the Ricasolis for many centuries, is today a wine that admirably expresses the Brolio character and territory.
Overall, we can state that 2018 was a complex harvest due to the climate trends, which tended to be more humid than average in the past, but with excellent summer temperatures and a very dry period in the months of September and October. Thanks to good underground water supplies, the plants never suffered water stress and ripened regularly.
Intense ruby red color, ethereal with hints of ripe red fruit, spicy notes and tobacco. The taste is fresh, velvety and well balanced. The finish is long and persistent.
Alcohol: 14% Total Acidity: 5,40 g/l
pH: 3,46 Non-Reducing Extract: 29,62 g/l
Total Polyphenols (in Gallic acid ): 2490 mg/l