1993 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML

  • WS 90

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Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, December 1998
Extremely aromatic and pretty medium-bodied it's a joy now to drink now but will improve with age. Dark-colored with a penetrating aroma of blackberries freshly picked mushrooms and a hint of chocolate. Fine tannins and a... Extremely aromatic and pretty medium-bodied it's a joy now to drink now but will improve with age. Dark-colored with a penetrating aroma of blackberries freshly picked mushrooms and a hint of chocolate. Fine tannins and a long flavorful aftertaste. Best after 2000. 40000 cases made. –JS
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 1993

Winery

Castello Banfi

Castello Banfi, a family-owned wine estate in the Tuscany region, was founded in 1978 by Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani.

The Banfi territory encompasses 7,100 acres of land in Montalcino, of which about one third is planted with Sangiovese, Moscadello and other notable varieties on extremely rich and uniform soils of clay and calcium.

Banfi Piedmont was founded with the acquisition of the historic Bruzzone winery. The holdings there extend between the towns of Novi Ligure and Acqui over an area of 124 acres of which 114 are under vine.

The Banfi vineyards in Bolgheri, located south of Castagneto Carducci, give life to the prized Aska, bringing together intensity, roundness and structure.

Banfi also manages 100 acres of specialized vineyard in Chianti which bequeaths wines that bring together structure, elegance, and typical Tuscan personality.