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Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2001

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 93
  • ST 91
  • WE 91
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Winemaker Notes

Brunello di Montalcino was Italy's first wine to be accorded D.O.C.G. status, a testament to its aristocracy, balance and fabulous proclivity for aging. Under the direction of master winemakers, Banfi's Sangiovese grapes are transformed into a remarkable world-class wine, perhaps the most respected red of Italy.

Aged for a total of up to four years, including a minimum of two years in oak barrels, Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino is a wine of robust character.... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 93
Wine Spectator

ST 91
International Wine Cellar

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WE 91
Wine Enthusiast

Castello Banfi

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Castello Banfi, , Italy
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In 1978 John and Harry Mariani, owners of the U.S. wine importer Banfi Vintners, established the award winning vineyard estate and winery Castello Banfi in the Brunello region of Tuscany. A constellation of single vineyards located on ideal sites cover about one third of the 7,100 acre (2,830 hectares) estate. The remaining land consists of bucolic meadows, olive and plum groves, and woodland. Central to the property is a medieval castle that functions as a... View More