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Banfi Chianti Classico 2008

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 88
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Winemaker Notes

Ruby red in color. Intense bouquet with notes of cherries, plums, and violets. Rich flavors of cherry and leather. Supple tannins and good acidity.

Critical Acclaim

WS 88
Wine Spectator

Shows ripe cherry and raspberry flavors, with lively acidity and well-integrated tannins. This is balanced, if not that long on the finish. Drink now through 2018. 62,500 cases made.

Castello Banfi

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Castello Banfi, Tuscany, Italy
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