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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Castello Banfi, Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany, Italy) Poggio Alle Mura Riserva 2007 ($80): Castello Banfi has been — and remains — a leader in Montalcino, specifically refining and raising the profile of one of Italy’s finest wines, Brunello di Montalcino. They are one of the largest and best producers in the region and have devoted […]

Date posted: October 21, 2014

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Good bright, dark red. Subdued but pure aromas of dark cherry liqueur, mocha and spicy oak. Dense, smooth and rather suave; quite ripe but with a lighter touch than the regular bottling. This is broad and rich without any heaviness. More tightly coiled today but the tannins are also riper and sweeter and the finish […]

Date posted: March 8, 2013

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alle Mura blasts across the palate with a heady array of black cherries, camphor, licorice and spices. The wine possesses gorgeous depth and inner sweetness in a plush, inviting style with plenty of early appeal. An explosive finish rounds things out in style. The Poggio alle Mura was aged […]

Date posted: March 8, 2013

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2007 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Named after one of the most beautiful stone castles in Europe, Poggio alle Mura is a dark and compelling wine that shows a clean quality, a fresh mouthfeel and excellent length. Beautiful fruit intensity with cherry, blackberry, spice, leather and tobacco describe the bouquet. Good aging potential. – M.L. (5/1/2012)

Date posted: March 8, 2013

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