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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Deep red-ruby. Blackberry, strawberry and nutty oak on the nose, complicated by smoky minerality and a whiff of mocha. Fresh but smooth, with a distinctly savory quality to the ripe red berry and herbal flavors. The finish is broad and suave, displaying a saline element and substantial ripe tannins. Not unexpectedly, this Riserva is richer and denser […]

Date posted: April 10, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

The Banfi winemaking team has done a terrific job with the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura. This is a thickly extracted and saturated wine with a dark personality that oozes forth with black fruit intensity, spice, leather and tar. There is volume and weight here, and both are delivered with an effortless […]

Date posted: March 23, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2011 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Aromas suggesting ripe plum, exotic spice, blue flower and a whiff of pipe tobacco take shape in the glass. The full-bodied palate doles out ripe black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and a hint of star anise while velvety tannins give it a polished feel. An espresso note signals the close. Drink 2018–2026.

Date posted: August 15, 2017

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2011 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

This wine represents a niche production in terms of Castello Banfi’s much larger bottle numbers. This is a crafted wine that is the focus of special attention in both the vineyard and the winery. The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura is a beautiful creation and a wine of impressive depth and personality. […]

Date posted: March 3, 2017

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

A striking wine, the 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura covers every inch of the palate. In 2007, the Riserva is pure texture, silk and voluptuousness. Freshly cut roses, sweet red berries, tobacco and mint all take shape in this impeccable, sensual wine. Ripe tannins support the gracious, generous finish. Simply put, the […]

Date posted: September 21, 2015

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Riserva Poggio alle Mura really delivers the goods with a dark garnet appearance and huge aromatic intensity that comes forth as dried fruit, cassis, prune, cola, ginger, cedar and licorice. The wine shows complexity and balance with endnotes of sweet spice and dark berry. This is a rich, plush and velvety Brunello that will be […]

Date posted: September 21, 2015

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2009 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Dark and impenetrable, the 2009 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura offers heavy notes of savory spice, teriyaki, tar, darkened fruit and Spanish cedar that contribute to the wine’s overwhelming sense of density and richness. The fruit sees a beautiful level of ripeness that is neither heavy nor too sharp. The lavish oak tones […]

Date posted: March 3, 2015

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura Riserva 2008 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

The 2008 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura pushes the Brunello boundaries to an extreme. It will probably not appeal to everyone, but no matter how you cut it, this Riserva does indeed offer a memorable and delectable experience. This was a difficult vintage that shows beautifully in this bottling. A dark, inky appearance […]

Date posted: March 3, 2014

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