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Date Printed: 10/20/2014
Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto 2005
Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto 2005
(search item no. 89788)

PRICE ON 10/20/2014: $23.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Variety: 100% Brachetto

Aromatic with a hint of rose petals and raspberries, a unique sparkling ruby-red wine - especially well suited to desserts, particularly chocolate. It is also delightful as an aperitif.

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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.