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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2014 Toscana IGT

Leans toward the herbal side, yet stays grounded by black currant and licorice flavors. The overall result offers a trim frame and mix of leaf and fruit notes. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese and Syrah. Best from 2020 through 2028.

Date posted: August 15, 2018

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2013 Toscana IGT

A blend consisting of 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 25% Sangiovese, 15% Syrah, this has aromas of black currant, pipe tobacco and a whiff of purple flower. Vibrant and elegant, the medium-bodied palate offers succulent blackberry, crunchy red cherry, clove and star anise alongside polished, fine-grained tannins.

Date posted: August 15, 2017

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2008 Toscana IGT

A big and juicy wine, with plums and berries and toasted oak. A little spicy, with cedar and dried fruits aftertaste. Best after 2012. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, and Syrah.

Date posted: March 31, 2016

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2009 Toscana IGT

Gorgeous aromas of blackberries and spices follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a fruity, spicy finish. Give it three or four years to soften. Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, and Syrah.

Date posted: March 31, 2016

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2012 Toscana IGT

A delicious red with plum, lemon rind and blackcurrant aromas and flavors. A little austere now but shows a long and characterful finish. Cabernet sauvignon comes through here with purity. Drink now or hold.

Date posted: March 31, 2016

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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2011 Toscana IGT

A chewy red with shaved-chocolate, berry and nutmeg character. Full and savory. Lots of fruit. Clean finish. Always an excellent Super Tuscan. A blend of merlot, cabernet and sangiovese. Drink now.

Date posted: March 31, 2016

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