As usual, this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot has weight and color but not a lot of richness or sweetness. The berry flavors are snappy and juicy, with tight, focused acidity. Less New World than most Banfi wines, yet for an off vintage it has its good points.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.