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190 Ratings
Castello Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva

Wine Details

Varietal

Chianti Blend

Style

Red

Region

ChiantiTuscanyItaly

Wine Description

Notably young, deep color, unburdened by excessive time in oak. Complex aromas, initially of red fruit and licorice with a discrete hint of vanilla; a minute or two of patience is rewarded by aromas of coffee, hazelnut, and plum jam. Its softness is well balanced on the palate; it is silky and caressing, giving the sensation of fullness and tone. The long finish is marked by notes of spice and jamminess, a sign of greatness to come. Great with game, red meats, roasts, hearty stews and rich powerf...

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