1998 Castello Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva
Brunello di Montalcino was Italy's first wine to be accorded D.O.C.G. status, a testament to its aristocracy, balance and fabulous proclivity for aging. Under the direction of Banfi's master winemakers, our Brunello grapes are transformed into a remarkable world-class wine, perhaps the most respected red of Italy. Aged for a total of four years, including a minimum of two years in oak barrels, Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino is a wine of robust character. It possesses a rich garnet color, a...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 86 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>