Castello Banfi Magna Cum Laude 2017 Toscana IGT

  • Varietal 30% , 30% , 25% , 15%
  • Vintages
  • Tech Info
    • Alcohol 14.4 %
    • Acidity 4.7 g/l
    • Residual Sugar 1.2 g/l
  • Region Tuscany
  • 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.
  • Additional Notes
    pair this wine with the following recipes by chef nick stellino:
    Veal Saltimbocca with Sage & Prosciutto