2016 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio all'Oro

159.00 131.40
Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Castello Banfi
Year 2016
Grape Sangiovese
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (15%)
Drink window 2023 - 2050
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The Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino is aged in 50% small oak barrels and 50% large oak barrels. It has a bouquet with notes of cherries, raspberries, prunes and figs. This is a perfectly crafted wine with a great deal of intensity, power and purity. The mouthfeel is round. The brunello has a robust character, deep and complex, rich and opulent softened by an elegant and long-lasting taste. This Brunello is an absolute must for wine lovers who prefer the softer side of the Sangiovese grape.

Brunello di Montalcino is a special wine region, but within Brunello Banfi is a special winery. About 800 hectares of vineyards have been planted on the estate of no less than 2830 hectares, making Castello Banfi by far the largest and most important producer of Brunello di Montalcino. In addition, all kinds of other wines are made based on the region's own grapes or imported grape varieties such as chardonnay or pinot grigio. The estate is dominated by a beautifully restored medieval castle, which houses a glass museum, a wine shop and two restaurants. This makes it more than worth a visit.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Castello Banfi
Grape Sangiovese
Biological No
Vegan No
Year 2016
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2050
Alcohol % 15
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 97
James Suckling rating 96
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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