Original
118 Ratings
Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino Tuscany
$19.29 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) A super-classic of Montalcino and Banfi. A wine able to match the elegance and solidity of its elder counterpart with a freshness and directness that make it one of the most versitile wines within Banfi’s offer. Very enjoyable when released, it is also suitable for a long aging.

Winemaker's Notes

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 considered 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 at least 6 months in the bottle before release. It is deep ruby-red in color with a dry, round, velvety taste and generous body - characteristics simi...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/06