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Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012

Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012

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ws
93
we
89
Color: Intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Bouquet: Ethereal, violet, vanilla with hints of licorice. Taste: Full, soft, velvety, with traces of spice. Food Pairing Perfect with red meats, wild game and aged cheeses.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Castello Banfi
Alcohol/vol 14%
  • ws93

Wine SpectatorA textbook Brunello, mingling cherry and berry fruit with bitter almond, iron, sanguine and tobacco notes. Well-structured and harmonious, this should rein in the tannins with a few years of aging. Best from 2020 through 2033. 8,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 15, 2017
  • we89

Wine EnthusiastShy aromas suggesting ripe black-skinned fruit, espresso and a whiff of dark spice emerge in the glass. The medium-bodied palate offers dried black cherry, mocha and grilled sage alongside fresh acidity and taut tightly knit tannins. Drink after 2019.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2017