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Castello Banfi BelnerO 2010 Proprietor's Reserve

Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and moss follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a juicy, fruity, fresh finish. Savory and lightly salty. Excellent to drink now but better in two or three years. A delicious wine for a good price. Predominantly Sangiovese. – JS (November 2012)

Date posted: July 23, 2013

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Castello Banfi BelnerO 2010 Proprietor's Reserve

Banfi introduced this wine, a blend of mostly Sangiovese with a dollop of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with the 2007 vintage. The 2010 is their best yet. With it, Banfi has captured wonderfully deep, dark, Brunello-like concentration and minerality that’s a perfect foil for the abundant black cherry-like fruitiness. Waves of flavor emerge as the […]

Date posted: July 5, 2013

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Castello Banfi BelnerO 2009 Proprietor's Reserve

A pure black currant flavor marks this racy red, whose supple texture and refined structure complete the package. Black cherry, herb and spice notes play supporting roles as this persists on the lingering finish. Mostly Sangiovese, with a small percentage of French varieties. Best from 2014 through 2027. 8,300 cases made. –BS

Date posted: March 14, 2013

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