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2016 Castello Banfi Italian (Tuscany) Red "Rosso di Montalcino"

Banfi 2016 Rosso di Montalcino

Winery: Castello Banfi

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Rosso di Montalcino"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 100% Sangiovese

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Rosso di Montalcino

State or country: Italy

Price: $27

Cases produced: 5,750

KWG Score: 90 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 17, 2019

Wine Review: This bright red colored Rosso di Montalcino opens with a fragrant and appealing strawberry bouquet with a hint of Maraschino cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and juicy. The flavor profile is an old oak influenced Maraschino cherry with hints of fine minerality and strawberry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around after the wine is gone. This wine would pair well with your favorite meat lasagna recipe. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Intense ruby red with violet reflections. Bouquet: Intense, fresh, and fruity with typical varietal characteristics of violet, cherry, and plum. Taste: Gentle, full and soft, with surprising length. Pair with wild game and aged cheeses.

Organic status: not organic

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