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Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino

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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 similar to those desired in a great Brunello. Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is an outstanding companion to veal, red meats and cheeses.

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    emcorpado desce redondo. deixar respirar por meia hora pelo menos. morango e damasco. madeira. tomei em 2010 maio 12.

    over 7 years
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    second borrower ciano. good, very smooth but a little acidc

    about 7 years
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    harmonious, blackberry, vanilla, tobacco

    over 7 years
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  • Ken's Wine Guide
    This dark ruby wine from Banfi is certainly one of the better Rosso di Montalcino’s that I have tried recently. This wine opens with expressive cherry aromas and a touch of must. On the palate, thi...
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 12/08
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