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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Notes of basil and celery seed accent this wine’s just-ripe dark-cherry flavors, creating a playful tension with the lively acidity. Two years in French oak barriques lent the wine notes of espresso and chunky tannins that need a few hours to soften in a decanter before serving with game off a wood-fired grill.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Aromas of ripe plum, blue flower and a whiff of baking spice unfold in the glass. The vibrant elegant palate offers dried Marasca cherry, cranberry, star anise and a hint of toast while fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity provide support. Drink 2021–2028.

Date posted: May 7, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Deep red. Violet, sour red cherry and flint on the lively nose. Then flavors of savory herbs, ripe red cherry and underbrush are nicely lifted and extended on the long finish by bright, harmonious acidity. Lovely Brunello that, unlike many other past vintages of Poggio alle Mura Brunellos marked by dark fruit aromas and flavors, […]

Date posted: April 10, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Castello Banfi has done a great job in a classic vintage. The 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alle Mura is an impressive effort with high-quality fruit that rises to the top. The bouquet offers polished lines and linear tones of black cherry, dried blackberry, spice, tobacco and grilled herb. In appearance, the wine is saturated […]

Date posted: March 23, 2018

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Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Intense aromas of blackberry and black truffle follow through to a full body, firm and silky tannins and a gorgeous finish. Plenty of dried cherry to close. A pretty and focused red that needs two or three years to soften. Publish Date: Monday, November 27, 2017

Date posted: March 23, 2018

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