Vineyards Castello Banfi's estate located in the southern part of Montalcino, Italy. The soil is stony and calcareous.
Winemaking Each grape is individually vinified and aged for 6-8 months in French oak barriques. Then the cuvée is made and aged for an additional 6-8 months. At least 6 months of bottle-rest follows. Unfiltered to preserve its unique character.
Tasting Notes Color: Ruby red, intense and very deep.
Bouquet: Full bouquet, with aromas of blackberries and plums, complemented by licorice, black olives, and pipe-tobacco notes.
Taste: Full-bodied, with supple tannins.
Food Pairing Perfect with bean soups, grilled meat and aged cheese.