Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012
SKU: 17986

Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2012

  • ws93
  • we89

750ml
$79.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Castello Banfi
Alcohol/vol 13.9%
Deep red with a grenade nuance. On the nose, the feeling of the complexity of aromas is immediate, with hints of plum jam, tobacco, and a note of licorice. The structure is powerful, softened by delicate but filling tannins. Extraordinary persistence and an important aging potential.
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

A textbook Brunello, mingling cherry and berry fruit with bitter almond, iron, sanguine and tobacco notes. Well-structured and harmonious, this should rein in the tannins with a few years of aging. Best from 2020 through 2033. 8,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 15, 2017
Wine Enthusiast
  • we89

Shy aromas suggesting ripe black-skinned fruit, espresso and a whiff of dark spice emerge in the glass. The medium-bodied palate offers dried black cherry, mocha and grilled sage alongside fresh acidity and taut tightly knit tannins. Drink after 2019.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2017