30 top Christmas wines under £20: Part 3

weekday wines november 2013, Brancaia Tre Tuscany Italy 2011
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Brancaia, Tre, Tuscany, Italy 2011
18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Mainly Sangiovese (80%), with Cabernet and Merlot making up the blend, this is a great red made from grapes harvested in Chianti Classico and Maremma. The nose shows prunes, cassis, sweet spice and cedar tones, while the glossy palate boasts red, black and blue berries plus pepper notes and dusty tannins.
Price £16.60 Highbury Vintners, Philglas & Swiggot, Prohibition Wines
Alc 13.5%