Wine Advocate: 91
“A steal that I’ve been recommending for a number of years is the 2015 Botani Moscatel Old Vines. An incredibly gorgeous flowery bouquet alone would be reason to spend the $18.00 for this medium-bodied, super-fragrant and seductive, cris
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
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 fruit
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.”
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.
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 co
“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