Rosso di Montalcino from the very famous House of Castello Banfi in Toscana. An estate that is recognized for its unique wine culture and tradition. This Rosso is able to match the elegance and solidity of the Brunello with a freshness and directness that make it a very versatile wine.
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|Classification||Rosso di Montalcino D.O.C|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, pizza, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Sangiovese vines for the Rosso di Montalcino red wine grow in the Castello Banfi vineyards outside Montalcino in Toscana at an altitude of 100 m.
The grapes were harvested by hand, meticulously sorted and destalked followed by 7-10 days fermentation on the skins in temperature controlled stainless steel and wood tanks. The wine was aged for 10-12 months in oak barrels, subsequently aged in bottle for an additional 6 months before release.
Colour: Intense ruby red with violet reflections.
Bouquet: Intense, fresh, fruity with typical varietal characteristics of violet, cherry and plum.
Taste: Gentle, wide, soft, with surprising length.
Longevity 5-10 years