VineyardsCastello Banfi's estate located in the southern part of Montalcino. The soil is stony, calcareous, well-structured and drained.
WinemakingThe 3 varieties are vinified separately. After alcoholic fermentation, the individual wines are transferred to French oak barriques and aged separately for 12-14 months. They are then blended and aged in wood for 10-12 months. Bottle aging follows for 6 months.
Tasting NotesColor: Intense and deep red. Bouquet: Conveys sweet and fruity aromas of cherries and plums, well-integrated with notes of vanilla and licorice. Taste: Very elegant and balanced with a beautiful structure, supported by muscular and persuasive tannins. Lingering flavors fill the palate. Perfect for long aging.
Food PairingMarries well with red meat, stews, hearty pasta dishes, and cheese.