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Banfi Thick Skinned
Banfi Thick Skinned
Banfi

Banfi Thick Skinned

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$68.00
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$68.00

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A new find from the owners of Banfi! That same pioneering spirit has found its way to the Pacific Northwest - specifically, the Red Mountain AVA of Washington state. Red Mountain’s southwest-facing slopes encourage the grapes to ripen and develop their deep, dark skin color. It is during the fermentation process that these thick, sun-ripened skins reveal the distinctly lush textures and flavors locked inside. A Bordeaux style blend of bold character, Thick Skinned represents everything that Red Mountain has to offer.

Separate handpicked lots from Kiona’s “Heart of the Hill” vineyard are fermented in 3-5 ton fermenters. Each varietal is barrel-aged in 50% new French oak for 6 months prior to blending. The wine is then returned to barrel for an additional 12 months of barrel aging. After bottling, the wine is given a minimum of 12 months bottle age before release.

2015 vintage

91pts | Wine & Spirits Magazine

90pts | Wine Enthusiast

Bottle Size: 750ml

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Notes of Scent & Flavor

  • Aroma

    A bouquet of Cocoa, sweet coconut, dark berry, vanilla and cherry fruit.
  • Palate

    Bright cherry flavors followed by chocolate with hints of caramel and toast. Firm mouth-filling tannins coat the palate.

“A special wine from a special spot. A distinctive expression of Red Mountain.”


Origins

Kiona’s “Heart of the Hill” vineyard, Red Mountain, Washington State.