Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino Tuscany
113 Ratings
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113 Ratings
Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino Tuscany

Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

ItalyTuscany

Winemaker's Notes

Castello Banfi is a family-owned vineyard estate and winery in the Brunello region of Tuscany. Together with its sister estates in Piedmont, Vigne Regali and Principessa Gavi, it has become recognized the world over for its dedication to excellence and sparking a renaissance in the art of Italian winemaking. 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. It is a classic, savoury style that also happens to be a terrific value. Complex read more...nose with notes of liquorice and plum jam, as well as a delicate hint of vanilla. The structure is full, soft and powerful; excellent and persistent finish. Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is an outstanding companion to veal, red meats and cheeses. (hide)

Vineyard

Castello Banfi

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Castello Banfi is a family-owned vineyard estate and winery in the Brunello region of Tuscany. Together with its sister estates in Piedmont, Vigne Regali and Principessa Gavi, it has become recognized the world over for its dedication to excellence and sparking a renaissance in the art of Italian winemaking. 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. It is a classic, savoury style that also happens to be a terrific value. Complex read more...nose with notes of liquorice and plum jam, as well as a delicate hint of vanilla. The structure is full, soft and powerful; excellent and persistent finish. Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino is an outstanding companion to veal, red meats and cheeses. (hide)

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