2000 Banfi Brunello di Montalcino
Castello Banfi's newest Super Tuscan cuveé, Cum Laude - Latin for "with honors" - combines 25% of a Banfi clonal selection of the region's historic Brunello grape, with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 15% Syrah. Each wine is individually vinified and aged 14 months in French oak barrique to develop its unique style, then masterfully interwoven with the others to achieve an elegant bouquet and full, round flavor Cum Laude is characterized by a rich color and soft, ripe fruit flavors. The w...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 88 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>