Wine Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Banfi, 2012
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Wine of intense ruby red color with garnet highlights.
The taste of the wine is full, velvety, soft, with hints of cherry and spice notes.
Expressive bouquet of the wine reveals aromas of violet, vanilla, liquorice overtones.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat, such as rack of lamb with thyme and garlic, poultry, aged cheeses.
Brunello di Montalcino - the first wine of Italy, received the status of DOCG, which symbolizes his generosity, a lot of potential exposure and balance of taste. Brunello di Montalcino is considered one of the most respected Italian red wines.
Brunello di Montalcino 2009 is made from Sangiovese grapes harvested in mid-autumn in the southern hills of Montalcino. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 720 meters above sea level. The wine is aged for at least 4 years of which 2 years spent in oak barrels (partly - French oak, in part - from Slovenian).
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. Castello Banfi is the first plant in the world, which is recognized as absolutely correct from an ethical, social and, most importantly, the ecological point of view. To date, Banfi is one of the largest Italian landowners.
Agriculture Castello Banfi repeatedly to conquer titles, among them: the title of "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", whose economy is rewarded 9 times!