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2017 Castello Banfi Italian (Tuscany) Red "Rosso di Montalcino"

Banfi 2017 Rosso di Montalcino

Winery: Castello Banfi

Vintage: 2017

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: 62,500

KWG Score: 89.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: November 24, 2019

Wine Review: This bright red colored Rosso di Montalcino opens with a mild red raspberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and round. The flavor profile is a mild cherry with notes of gentle oak. I also detected a hint of strawberry licorice. The finish is dry and its very mild tannins are friendly. While this Rosso is not the most complex wine, it is very versatile and food friendly. I would pair it with your favorite pizza or burger. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This is a wine that is full and structured, with a hint of blackberry and raspberry, accompanied by coffee and tobacco notes. Wine with a wide and concentrated structure, perfectly balanced by a good acidity. The end has a good persistence on the palate. Ideal pairing with game and medium- aged cheeses.

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