14 Ratings
Castello Banfi Sant' Antimo Excelsus

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Wine Description

ExcelsuS is stylish and well-structured with a remarkable concentration of fruit and tannin. A densely colored, ruby-hued red with garnet tones, this austere wine offers an opulent bouquet that hints of plum, black currant and bell pepper.

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    WS 95; full and very vuicy red, with loads of blackberry, toasty oak and intense coffee. very intense. superb. best after '13; 1,660 cases.

    about 4 years
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    probably one of the best wines I ever had. had it a home with Nik, her sisters and baby S.

    over 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/01