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1997 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alla Mura, Castello Banfi

1997 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio alla Mura, Castello Banfi

Ref: BANF970
Red  |  Still  |  13.4% ABV

Banfi was founded in 1978 by Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani. From the beginning, the goal of the two brothers was to create a state-of-the-art winery combined with the most advanced science in the vineyards for the production of premium wines. The Mariani family worked with Ezio Rivella, one of Italy's foremost enologists, to bring Banfi to the forefront of Brunello wine production. Banfo also own a winery in Piemonte. 

Case of 6 Bottles
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£354.00
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Castello Banfi
AppellationAppellation: Brunello di Montalcino
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Italy
RegionRegion: Tuscany
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.4%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2002-2019
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"Saturated garnet with dark ruby reflections. Alluring nose of cinnamon, cedar, mint and iris. Wonderfully sweet in the mouth, with remarkably pure, fresh flavors of ripe plum, bing cherry and vanilla bean. Silky tannins and intriguing whiffs of cocoa and cassis on the lingering finish. This unfiltered wine is the first vintage from a single vineyard on the Castello Banfi estate." Edward Beltrami

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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