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Castello Banfi Poggio all'Oro 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG

Castello Banfi, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (Tuscany, Italy) Poggio all’Oro 2007 ($140, Cru Artisan Wines): When Castello Banfi purchased land and established a winery in Montalcino in the late 1970s, the locals nervously joked that they would ruin Brunello’s reputation by bottling it under screw top — they were (and still are) the USA importer […]

Date posted: September 2, 2014

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Castello Banfi Poggio all'Oro 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG

A much more masculine wine, the 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio all’Oro is all about power. Smoke, tar, licorice, game and leather wrap around a deep, powerful core of fruit. There is little of the seductiveness of the Poggio alle Mura, instead this is a wine of pure power and masculine intensity. Anticipated maturity: […]

Date posted: July 24, 2013

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Castello Banfi Poggio all'Oro 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG

“Castello Banfi delivers a sophisticated and elegant expression with pretty highlights of dark fruit, cassis, crushed spice and even a dusting of black pepper. This classy riserva delivers dark concentration, polished tannins, balanced acidity and long fruit-driven persistency. Best in 5–10 years.” – Monica Larner

Date posted: April 25, 2013

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