2010 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG from the recognized House of Castello Banfi in Toscana. An estate that is famous for its unique wine culture and tradition. This Brunello is the most aristocratic combination of Montalcino tradition with winemaking modernity.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 18-20 C.|
|Maturation||2 years in oak barrels, subsequently in bottle for an additional 8-12 months.|
|Classification||Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G.|
The Sangiovese vines for the Brunello di Montalcino red wine grow in the Castello Banfi vineyards outside Montalcino in Toscana at an altitude of 220 m.
The grapes were harvested by hand, meticulously sorted and destalked followed by 10-12 days fermentation on the skins in temperature controlled stainless steel and wood tanks. The wine was aged for 2 years in oak barrels, subsequently aged in bottle for an additional 8-12 months before release.
Colour: Intense ruby red with garnet reflections.
Bouquet: Ethereal, wide, light vanilla.
Taste: Full, soft, velvety and intense, with sensations of liquorice, spices and light goudron note.
Longevity 10-15 years