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Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino Tuscany
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Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is a wine of noble origins and impressive original thinking. Made from 100% select Brunello clones, Rosso di Montalcino is classified as Brunello's younger sibling. Rosso di Montalcino is aged less than its elder counterpart - 12 months in wood (half in French oak barrique and half in Slavonian oak casks) followed by one year in the bottle. It is deep ruby-red in color with a dry, round, velvety taste and generous body - characteristics similar to those desired ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/04.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/06
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/97
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage)