Sommelier Challenge Honors Banfi Wines

Results from the 2016 Sommelier Challenge are in, and medals galore were bestowed upon wines from the Banfi Vintners portfolio.

The judging panel consisted of sommeliers from some of the top restaurants around the country, including Jean-Georges, Mandarin Oriental, Cohn Restaurant Group, Four Seasons, The Bellagio, Michael Mina, and others.

Full results and more information can be found at

Below are the top medals earned by wines in the Banfi portfolio:


Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2011 95 Points
Bolla Amarone 2011 96 Points
Bolla Torr’Alta 2012 96 Points
Bolla Creso 2011 95 Points


Banfi Centine Rosso 2014 91 Points
Banfi Centine Rose 2015 92 Points
Banfi Fonte alla Selva 2013 91 Points
Florio Marsala Sweet (Fine Ambra Dolce) 91 Points
Florio Fernet Amaro (no score)
Maschio Prosecco Brut 92 Points
Maschio Sparkling Rose 91 Points
Pacific Rim Sweet Riesling 2015 91 Points


Albinea Canali Ottocentonero
Banfi Centine Bianco 2014
Banfi Chianti Classico 2014
Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva 2013
Banfi Rosa Regale 2015
Banfi La Pettegola 2015
Bell’Agio Rosso Dolce
Bolla Prosecco
Bolla Sparkling Rose
Bolla Tufaie 2013
Castello Banfi BelnerO 2012
Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino 2013
Pacific Rim Gewurztraminer Twin Vineyards 2014
Riunite Lambrusco
Unparalleled Rose 2015

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