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Banfi Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2014

Truffle, new leather, ripe blackberry and toasted aromas are front and center. The straightforward light-bodied palate offers tart cherry, pomegranate, clove and a hint of espresso alongside close-grained tannins and vibrant acidity.

Date posted: May 7, 2018

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Banfi Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva 2011

Made from a blend of 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, this starts with heady aromas of violet, iris and red berries. The bright palate offers sour cherry and raspberry accented with a note of thyme, coffee and hints of bell pepper. Not an ager so enjoy soon. Kerin O’Keefe — (4/1/2014) — […]

Date posted: November 10, 2015

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Banfi Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva 2010

A rich style, displaying concentrated flavors of cherry, blackberry, earth and tea. Generous and muscular on the finish, where leather, earth and tea notes reign. Best from 2016 through 2028. —Bruce Sanderson (Daily Wine Pick, Oct 8, 2014)

Date posted: October 10, 2014

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Banfi Tuscany Chianti Classico Riserva 2008

Castello Banfi, Chianti Classico Riserva (Tuscany, Italy) 2008 ($18, Banfi Imports): In May, my WRO colleague Michael Apstein wrote about Banfi Centine and Brunello di Montalcino. The $12 Centine won the Best Red award at the recent Critics Challenge, not so surprising to those of us who have admired Banfi red wines for years. The […]

Date posted: June 10, 2014

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