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Centine Brunello di Montalcino 1990

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Grape variety 100% Sangiovese Brunello Growing Conditions Good rainfall during early summer prevented any water-stress during the hot season that followed. Perfect maturation with high sugar content and physiologically mature tannins. Method: In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks Temperature: 27-30°C Length: 17 days Malolactic: 100% Length of barrel aging: 40 months Origin of barrel: 60 and 120 hl Slavonian oak casks Brix: 23.5 Alcohol content (%): 13.3 pH: 3.39 Extract (g/lt.): 27.4 Color Intensity: 785 Method of fining / collage: Egg white ACIDITY (g/lt.) Total: Malic: Volatile: 5.3 0.05 0.48 SO2 (mg/lt.) Total: Free: 91 226 Special comment by the wine maker: Deep, intense color. Rich bouquet of tar, chocolate, plums and truffles. Full bodied with firm tannins; appropriate for long aging.. Tasting Comments: A dark and intense color. The nose is rich and complex, combining different layers of dry fruit with tertiary compounds from bottle aging. A slightly aggressive tannic structure is beautifully enveloped in the big, fat body.

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Bodega Banfi:
Across Tuscany and anywhere wine is made, nature gives us its bounty. At Castello Banfi and throughout the varied terroirs and soils that make up our constellation of vineyards, we harvest the goodness of the earth, caressing and nurturing it as we craft our wine to express all its character in every bottle.

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Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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0.00 5
01/05/2011

See Ernico Viglierchio (Castello Banfi) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series (#6): www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: Solomon154
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4.50 5
06/03/2008

YUMMMM! Had this lake side in McCall.


Snooth User: rnelli
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4.50 5
05/19/2008

Four and a half glasses


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/30/2009

A Sangiovese Grosso wine from Tuscany in Italy. 1990 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Poggio All'Oro 750ml



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Grape variety 100% Sangiovese Brunello Growing Conditions Good rainfall during early summer prevented any water-stress during the hot season that followed. Perfect maturation with high sugar content and physiologically mature tannins. Method: In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks Temperature: 27-30°C Length: 17 days Malolactic: 100% Length of barrel aging: 40 months Origin of barrel: 60 and 120 hl Slavonian oak casks Brix: 23.5 Alcohol content (%): 13.3 pH: 3.39 Extract (g/lt.): 27.4 Color Intensity: 785 Method of fining / collage: Egg white ACIDITY (g/lt.) Total: Malic: Volatile: 5.3 0.05 0.48 SO2 (mg/lt.) Total: Free: 91 226 Special comment by the wine maker: Deep, intense color. Rich bouquet of tar, chocolate, plums and truffles. Full bodied with firm tannins; appropriate for long aging.. Tasting Comments: A dark and intense color. The nose is rich and complex, combining different layers of dry fruit with tertiary compounds from bottle aging. A slightly aggressive tannic structure is beautifully enveloped in the big, fat body.

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