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2005 Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino
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2005 Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino

Wine Description

Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is a wine of noble origins and impressive original thinking. Made from 100% select Sangiovese 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 ...

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Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is a wine of noble origins and impressive original thinking. Made from 100% select Sangiovese 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 ...

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  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 85.4 pts. and median of 85 pts. in 8 notes)
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for Italy-Tuscany: 92 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: drink now