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Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico, 2011

Lively. I believe that’s what the professionals say about a wine of this sort (i.e., the ones they score in the mid-80s). All the component parts of a good Chianti delivered just slightly below the bar. 74 more words

Red Wine

A Really Old New Wine

Over a period of nearly 4,000 years the inhabitants of the Italian peninsula have fostered a wine-loving culture. Vineyards have been planted in every region of this diverse country. 295 more words

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Banfi Chianti Classico 2013

Winery: Banfi
Varietal: Chianti
Composition: Sangiovese

Date Purchased: 10/25/2015
Location Purchased: Publix
Cost: $14.19 but was a BOGO so $7.10 per bottle
Date Consumed: 11/17/2015… 53 more words


Poggio Antico, DOCG Brunello di Montalcino, 2004

Poggio Antico, DOCG Brunello di Montalcino, 2004
Tuscany, Italy

Brunello di Montalcino is one of the great wine regions of the world, located in the southerly part of Tuscany. 131 more words

The Grapevine

What We Have Been Drinking--11/16/15

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks: 969 more words


DOC Montalcino! Italy's Sangiovese in Good and Great Vintages

Castello Banfi Rosso Di Montalcino 2013, 13.5%ABV, $20/bottle.

The wine’s color shows a deep ruby center with garnet edging, while the nose exhibits menthol, cherry and red plum. 305 more words

Red Wine

Wine Review: 2013 Centine Toscana Rosso by Banfi

With Thanksgiving coming up and many thinking about which wines they would like to serve to their family in friends. A lot of people do not want to spend a lot of money and with the price around $10-$12.99 the 2013 Centine Toscana Rosso by Banfi wines might be one that you would consider. 299 more words