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2015 Castello Banfi Italian (Tuscany) Red "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Banfi 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva

Winery: Castello Banfi

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chianti Classico Riserva"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: Sangiovese & Small % of Canaiolo Nero & Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chianti Classico

State or country: Italy

Price: $19

Cases produced: 41,500

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: February 9, 2020

Wine Review: This ruby colored Chianti Classico Riserva from Banfi opens with a faint black cherry and cedar bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and balanced. The flavor profile is a mild cedar and gentle black cherry blend with hints of plum and cinnamon. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely extended. This wine would be a friendly glass pour. It is food friendly and would pair well with a juicy burger. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Deep ruby-red.
Bouquet: Rich with notes of cherries, plums, and iris.
Taste: Deep cherry and leather flavors with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity and a lingering finish.
Food Pairing: Perfect with flavorful roasts, pastas, and cheeses.

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