Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio Alle Mura 2008

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"A rich cherry flavor is accented by flint, iron and earth notes complemented by a hint of spice. Fresh and elegant, ...

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This selection offers balance and integrated aromas of spice, dark fruit, leather, tobacco, cola and rum cake. The wine shows power and heft both i... Read more

A vibrant, cherry- and black currant-flavored red, with a bracing structure that drives to the lingering conclusion. The tannins are pronounced yet... Read more

A vibrant, cherry- and black currant-flavored red, with a bracing structure that drives to the lingering conclusion. The tannins are pronounced yet... Read more

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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
08/08/2013

This selection offers balance and integrated aromas of spice, dark fruit, leather, tobacco, cola and rum cake. The wine shows power and heft both in terms of alcohol and consistency. Smoothly polished, fine tannins appear on the close.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
08/08/2013

A vibrant, cherry- and black currant-flavored red, with a bracing structure that drives to the lingering conclusion. The tannins are pronounced yet well-integrated, with hints of spice and tobacco on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2032. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.


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Source: We Speak Wine
07/03/2013

A vibrant, cherry- and black currant-flavored red, with a bracing structure that drives to the lingering conclusion. The tannins are pronounced yet well-integrated, with hints of spice and tobacco on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2032. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 45,800 cases made. -BS This selection offers balance and integrated aromas of spice, dark fruit, leather, tobacco, cola and rum cake. The wine shows power and heft both in terms of alcohol and consistency. Smoothly polished, fine tannins appear on the close. - M.L. Banfi's 2008 Brunello di Montalcino wraps around the palate with black fruit, tobacco, smoke, licorice and new leather. An attractive, mid-weight wine, the 2008 should drink nicely for at least a handful of years. The 2008 shows lovely density and richness for the year, with hints of smoke, licorice and tobacco that add complexity on the close. This is a fabulous effort considering a production level of around 500,000 bottles, a st...


Winemaker's Notes:

"A rich cherry flavor is accented by flint, iron and earth notes complemented by a hint of spice. Fresh and elegant, ending with dense tannins and a long, spicy finish."-Wine Spectator

"A rich cherry flavor is accented by flint, iron and earth notes complemented by a hint of spice. Fresh and elegant, ending with dense tannins and a long, spicy finish."-Wine Spectator

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