Castello Banfi SummuS 2013

  • Varietal 40% , 35% , 25%
  • Vintages
  • Tech Info
    • Alcohol 14.3 %
    • Acidity 5.1 g/l
    • Residual Sugar 1.5 g/l
  • Region Tuscany
  • Vineyards Castello Banfi's estate located in the southern part of Montalcino. The soil is stony, calcareous, well-structured and drained.
  • Winemaking The 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 Notes Color: 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 Pairing Marries well with red meat, stews, hearty pasta dishes, and cheese.
  • Additional Notes
    pair this wine with the following recipes by chef nick stellino:
    New York Steak with Green Peppercorn Sauce