Wine Banfi, "SummuS", Sant'Antimo DOC, 2016, wooden box, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Banfi, "SummuS", Sant'Antimo DOC, 2016, wooden box, 1.5 L
Wine of deep ruby red color with purple reflections.
The wine has a harmonious, well-structured flavor with notes of black currant and cherry, vanilla nuances and a long, glamorous finish.
Seductive aroma of the wine reveals notes of black fruits and spices, complemented by floral notes.
The wine is best combined with mature cheeses and a variety of dishes from red meat. It can also be served with hearty pastas.
Spicy dry wine "SummuS" features luxurious fruity aroma and seductive flavor. For his impressive performance recognized wine critics around the world as a model of modern winemaking.
The grapes for the creation of "SummuS" going to different parts of the Castello Banfi farms that are located on the southern slopes of Montalcino. Bouquet of this wine is composed of three types of grapes - Cabernet, Sangiovese and Syrah. First vines grow at an altitude of 130 meters on limestone soils interspersed with pebbles, Sangiovese is located above, at an altitude of 230 meters, and occupies the limestone soils with a sandy subsoil layer, Syrah Cabernet grows just below, at an altitude of 120 meters, on limestone-clay soils. Grape harvest begins in early September. Each variety vinified separately. Within two days at 14-degree temperature was cold maceration. After two days of closure period the temperature rises to 24-26 degrees, and in the most recent period of days of fermentation the temperature reaches 32 degrees. The production process takes place in steel tanks termokontroliruemyh and malolactic fermentation takes place in French barriques. The first year of each cuvee kept separately in French oak barriques Allier and Nevers Tronse, a third of which are new. Then, a assemblage, followed by another 11 months aging in oak barrels and at least 6 months of aging in bottle.
Castello Banfi winery has its roots back in 1978, when the successful American businessman John Mariani and Gary together with Ezio Rivella, which is an Italian enologist, bought vineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. The official name of the company came a few years later, when they acquired the Castello Banfi di Poggio alle Mura. To date, the Castello Banfi - is a thriving family business, which is recognized throughout the world for the highest quality products. The total vineyard area is more than 800 hectares. Plant Castello Banfi is the first in the world, which is recognized as absolutely correct from an ethical, social and, most importantly, the ecological point of view. He also holds a leading position in terms of customer satisfaction. In addition, full control of Mariani cooperage, buying oak wood in France, and then soaking it in 2-3 years and the estate of making the barrels with varying degrees of roasting firm volume - 350 l.
Agriculture Castello Banfi has repeatedly won the title, including: "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", which dignify farming 9 times!