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Date Printed: 8/22/2014
Banfi Poggio alle Mura Brunello di Montalcino 2000
Banfi Poggio alle Mura Brunello di Montalcino 2000
(search item no. 87625)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 8/22/2014: $53.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1998 The Wine News rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
1997 International Wine Cellar rating: 95 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1997 The Wine News rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"Impressive nose for the vintage, with loads of ripe fruit and beautiful flowers. Full-bodied and very velvety, with beautiful tannins and great fruit. I love this. Best after 2006."
-Wine Spectator

Seductive, silky, smoky red that is deep ruby in color with a nose that explodes with violets, fruits and berries as well as cigar box, cedar and exotic spices. Unfiltered to retain subtle nuances.

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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.