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Centine Judged Best of Tuscany

Centine Rosso 2015 was declared “Best of Tuscany” and awarded a Platinum Medal by the judging panel at the 2018 San Diego Wine & Spirits Challenge. The judges, who scored Centine with 94 points, consisted of top critics, sommeliers, winemakers, and other professional experts in the wine industry.

In addition to Centine Rosso, many other wines imported by Banfi Vintners were awarded medals at the competition:

Banfi Centine 2015 – Best of Tuscany, Platinum Medal, 94 Points
Banfi Rosa Regale 2017 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
Banfi La Pettegola Vermentino 2017 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino 2015 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2013 – Gold Medal, 91 Points
Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2013 – Gold Medal, 91 Points
Castello Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio 2017 – Gold Medal, 90 Points
Riunite Sangria – Gold Medal, 91 Points
Bell’Agio Rosso Dolce – Gold Medal, 90 Points

Banfi Stilnovo 2016 – Silver Medal
Banfi Centine Rose 2017 – Silver Medal
Maschio Prosecco – Silver Medal
Maschio Organic Extra Dry Prosecco – Silver Medal
Bell’Agio Rose Dolce – Silver Medal
Banfi Chianti Classico 2015 – Silver Medal
Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva 2014 – Silver Medal

Joe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for over 20 years. He launched one of the first wine blogs back in 1997, the now-defunct “Wine Dictator,” and cut his teeth on his grandfather’s homemade wine. He still keeps a copy of Wine for Dummies nearby for reference.

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