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Date Printed: 9/16/2014
Banfi Centine Toscana 2010
Banfi Centine Toscana 2010
(search item no. 116622)
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PRICE ON 9/16/2014: $11.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 88 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2002 The Wine News rating: 88 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The best tradition of the Sangiovese grape in Tuscany that, with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, allows a youthful and intensely fruity blend. The ideal companion of simple dishes but also suitable for more complex matches.

The color is intense ruby red with youthful hints. The bouquet is intense, vinous and spicy in which the Tuscan character of the Sangiovese is perfectly married with the international character of the Cabernet and Merlot. In the mouth, it is gentle, soft and easy-to-drink.

Delicious with roasts, game and medium aged cheese.

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About Castello Banfi:

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 hospitality center, hosting visitors at a full service restaurant, enoteca and museum dedicated to the history of glass and its relation to wine.