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Castello Banfi “Cum Laude” (2012) Toscana Rosso IGT
A captivating Supertuscan that combines the 4 red vines selected in the history of Banfi as the best in the Montalcinesi vineyards.
Grapes: Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah
Soil: clayey with the presence of irregular, mineral and sometimes saline river pebbles.
Training system: spurred cordon – Banfi sapling Plant density: 4200 cp / ha.
Yield per hectare: 70 q / ha.
Vinification: fermentation at controlled temperature (25-30 °) in combined steel vats and Horizon French oak, followed by a short aging in wood – Sangiovese in French oak barrels (60 and 90 hl,) and the other varieties in 350 liter French oak barriques.
Tasting Notes: The result is an austere and intriguing wine, with a distinctly fruity and spicy aroma. The aromas of licorice and pepper are accompanied by a slight hint of leather. In the mouth it is balanced, with sweet tannins and persistent hints.
Pairing: A long-aged wine perfect in combination with legume soups, bread soups, such as Acquacotta and grilled meats.
Format: 750 ml