2013 Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino
2013 Castello Banfi Rosso di Montalcino Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy.
There’s a linear purity to this red with dried chocolate, plum and peach aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a fresh finish.
Maceration for 7-10 days. Aged 10-12 months, partially in French oak barriques and partially in large Slavonian oak barrels. Additional 6 months of bottle aging.
Castello Banfi is a family-owned vineyard estate and winery located in the Brunello region of Tuscany. This award-winning estate was founded on the philosophy of blending tradition with innovation, and is recognized as a pioneer in elevating the standards of Italian winemaking. Dedication to excellence has won the approval of aficionados the world over. Capturing honor after prestigious honor, Castello Banfi is a constellation of single vineyards encompassing over three dozen varying subsoils. The estate is renowned for its clonal research that allows noble grape varieties to thrive in their optimal terroir, creating not only a consistently outstanding Brunello, but the ultimate expression of Montalcino Super Tuscans.
Known globally as the home of one of the world’s great wines, Brunello di Montalcino, the attractive hilltop town of Montalcino has a remarkable number of enoteche lining its medieval streets and is surrounded by hugely picturesque vineyards. There’s history to explore too: the town’s efforts to hold out against Florence even after Siena had fallen earned it the title ‘the Republic of Siena in Montalcino.