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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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