Reviews

Download Results

Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2009 Toscana IGT

This starts out round and supple, picking up dusty tannins as the plum and black cherry flavors develop on the palate. Finishes firm. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese and Syrah. Best from 2014 through 2020. –B.S. (2012)

Date posted: March 8, 2013

View Review

Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2007 DOCG

The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino bursts from the glass with a textured fabric of dark red berries, licorice, spices, tobacco and leather. Layers of fruit continue to build as the wine blossoms in every direction. Flowers, spices and leather reappear on the silky finish. The Brunello was aged in casks and smaller French oak barrels. […]

Date posted: March 8, 2013

View Review

Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2007 DOCG

Garnet-ruby in color, with hues of amber at the rim. Oak tones of spice and toasted nut still need time to integrate. The wine is bright and slightly astringent, with a firm, polished disposition, but has nice fruit tones of currant and cassis. Give it a few more years in the cellar. – M.L. (1/2012)

Date posted: March 7, 2013

View Review

Banfi Piemonte L'Ardi Dolcetto d'Acqui 2010

BEST BUY This is a plump, succulent and slightly sweet wine that is a pleasure to drink and pair with easy foods such as meatloaf or roast pork. This Dolcetto opens with a vibrant ruby color and pretty aromas of blueberry and cherry. — M.L. (9/1/2011)

Date posted: March 5, 2013

View Review

Principessa Gavia Gavi

A fresh, crisp white, with tangy lemon, green apple and grass flavors. This is balanced and leaves a mouthwatering finish. Drink now. 22,500 cases made. –BS

Date posted: March 5, 2013