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Brunello

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The Summit

Translated from Latin, Summus means “Summit” or in Castello Banfi’s parlance, the peak of their winemaking excellence.    I have long loved the 1999 vintage in Tuscany, but coming on the heels of the much ballyhooed 1997,  it’s often times…

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Masterful Brunello

  In the far reaches of Southeast Montalcino lies the Mastrojanni Estate, which under the guidance of estate manager Andrea Machetti and winemaker Maurizio Castelli have been crafting an amazing array of Brunello.   Classically styled, with the terroir speaking at the forefront…

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