0100408 | Red
Robert Parker vintage 2007: 90 ; Wine Spectator vintage 2010: 92 ; Jancis Robinson vintage 2010: 15.5/20
GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Sangiovese
TASTING NOTES: intense ruby red with garnet reflections, which show after long aging. Bouquet: intense, enveloping, fruity and spicy with tobacco and chocolate notes.Taste: full, austere, velvety and appropriately tannic.
Banfi is a private concern, founded in New York in 1919 by John Mariani, Sr. and today owned and operated by his grandchildren. The company is focused on the production and import of wine. Banfi is led today by two grandchildren of the founder: James Mariani and Cristina Mariani-May, who share the title of co-CEO. Their fathers, Chairman Emeritus Dr. John F. Mariani and President Emeritus Harry F. Mariani, continue as active counsel to the executive committee and are members of the firm’s advisory board. Banfi’s world headquarters is a 60-room Elizabethan manor located on a 127-acre estate and vineyard in Old Brookville, New York.