Banfi

ASKA Bolgheri Rosso

9.0155 ratings
8.921 pro ratings
Bolgheri, Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Herbs, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Turkey, Duck
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Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage2012

Vintage2012

1 person found it helpfulSep 21st, 2017
Monica Smaltz

A nice cab, upfront chewy tannins, with jammy cherry, strawberry, tobacco/cigar box notes.

A nice cab, upfront chewy tannins, with jammy cherry, strawberry, tobacco/cigar box notes.

1 person found it helpfulAug 10th, 2015
Riccardo L.

First sip was confusing, but the wine is delicious. I think the cab franc funk was the first impression, and it adds a layer of complexity which makes this wine more than a simple Italian cab. Great wine.

First sip was confusing, but the wine is delicious. I think the cab franc funk was the first impression, and it adds a layer of complexity which makes this wine more than a simple Italian cab. Great wine.

Nov 12th, 2016
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, cassis, vanilla, eucalyptus, raspberry, oak, plum and dried sage. Great structure and moderate tannins.

Blackberry, cassis, vanilla, eucalyptus, raspberry, oak, plum and dried sage. Great structure and moderate tannins.

Aug 24th, 2016
Denis Roudenko

15.5/20 (88/100)

15.5/20 (88/100)

Feb 15th, 2015
Andrew Lampasone

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9.0

A blend of cab sauv and 3% cf a new vineyard for Banfi

A blend of cab sauv and 3% cf a new vineyard for Banfi

Sep 10th, 2014
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Nov 8th, 2018
Nugs

Spicy red with notes of tobacco and cherry. Medium-bodied with high tannin and strong acidity. Long and clear aftertaste

Spicy red with notes of tobacco and cherry. Medium-bodied with high tannin and strong acidity. Long and clear aftertaste

Oct 10th, 2020
Douglas Staple

Deep ruby, black cherries, pepper, tobacco, leather. 14%. Super-Tuscan cab / cab franc blend.

Deep ruby, black cherries, pepper, tobacco, leather. 14%. Super-Tuscan cab / cab franc blend.

Sep 18th, 2020
Joe Hakim

Lovely with Italian sausage & grilled eggplant

Lovely with Italian sausage & grilled eggplant

Aug 15th, 2020