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2007 Castello Banfi Italian (Tuscany) Red "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Banfi 2007 Chianti Classico Riserva

Winery: Castello Banfi

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: Sangiovese with Canaiolo Nero & Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chianti Classico

State or country: Italy

Price: $16

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: December 8, 2010

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored wine opens with a leather and black raspberry bouquet. There was a slight whiff of black cherry and oak as well. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and balanced. It also displays a round mouthfeel and is very approachable. The flavor profile is a gentle plum and black cherry with notes of mild oak. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are dusty and linger for quite a while. This wine is food friendly and would be perfect with Theresa’s meatloaf. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Deep ruby in color. Rich bouquet of cherries, plums, and iris. Deep cherry and leather flavors with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish.

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