Wine Advocate: 90
“The Castello di Bossi 2013 Chianti Classico plays its cards close to its chest. It embodies the delicate and polished side of Sangiovese without the extra distractions that come with over extraction or abundant oak. This wine speaks of
A blend of 38% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Cabernet Franc and 11% Petit Verdot, this wine opens with spicy, ripe scents of pepper, earth and berries. Upon sipping, it has medium body and a crisp finish filled with cocoa and cassis.
Wine Advocate: 93
lanolin and dried honey aromas gently unfurling in the glass, before revealing its mineral core – as if this wine is teasing you. The palate is well-balanced with a fine line of acidity. There is abundant clean and pure botrytized frui
Wine Advocate: 92
“Shafer also makes one of the better Merlots. The 2014 Merlot includes 8% Cabernet Sauvignon and is a beauty. Mocha and chocolaty notes intermixed with red cherry, plum and blacker fruits jump from the glass of this perfumed and fragrant
Wine Spectator: 90
“Direct and charming given the size and density, but the supple texture makes the core of currant, blackberry, graphite and licorice easier to warm up to. Features a tannic backbone alongside a measure of grace and finesse.”
Reflections of straw yellow, stands out by the finesse of its slowly rising bubbles and its persistent and abounding mousse. Floral freshness for this cuvée that breathes aromas of fresh fruit and ripe pears. A full and accurate flavor c
Apperance- A deep golden hue.
Flavors- The texture is reminiscent of a crisp layer of nougatine on a velvety cream pastry filled with plump, red plums and ripe cherries. with a touch of praline along with glazed notes and vanilla.
“Castello Banfi's 2012 Brunello di Montalcino is a textbook expression of the vintage. This wine faithfully reflects the warmth of the vintage thanks to aromas of plump cherry, blackberry, spice, grilled herb and rosemary. The bouquet offers a very
A blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc, the 2010 possesses a dark purple color as well as a sweet bouquet of spring flowers, black currants, blueberries and damp earth.
Wine Advocate: 91
“The deep garnet-purple colored 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon One Point Five Stags Leap has an earthy/meaty nose, featuring notions of tar and charcuterie over crème de cassis and baked plums plus a hint of licorice. Very big, full-bodied and