Wine "Poggio alle Mura", Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2006
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Reviews of purchase "Poggio alle Mura", Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, 2006
The wine is dark garnet color.
The wine has a refined, spicy, well-balanced taste with perfectly integrated, sweetish tannins and a long finish.
The aroma of wine is dominated by notes of plum and black currant, joined by shades of tobacco, coffee and vanilla.
The wine is perfect with red meat, game, aged cheeses, and is perfect for meditation.
"Poggio alle Mura" - a "crown", crowning the Castello Banfi winery, their first unfiltered wine, which appeared in 1997 and was the result of more than two decades of research and development. The wine is made in the area of Brunello di Montalcino, which was the first Italian appellasonom, received the status of DOCG. Here are allowed to grow only Sangiovese. Special vineyard on a hill got its name from the historic castle "Poggio alle Mura". Vineyard descends from the castle walls with a height of 220 meters. Vines carefully selected Sangiovese clones were planted in 1992. The system of conducting vines - cordon.
After the harvest is carried out multiple triage (selection of grapes). Maceration is carried out for 12-13 days, alcoholic fermentation takes place at temperatures of 27-29 ° C in stainless steel. 90% of the wine is aged for 24 months in French barriques, dried and fired in the Castello Banfi economy, while 10% of the wine - in large Slavonian oak barrels. Before implementing the wine is further maintained for at least 12 months in the bottle. On the wine label depicts a beautiful fortified medieval fortress "Poggio alle Mura", built in XI century.
Castello Banfi winery dates back to 1978, when the successful American entrepreneurs of Italian origin and Gary John Mariani, together with the Italian enologist Ezio Rivella 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 liters.
Today Banfi is one of the largest Italian landowners. Agriculture Castello Banfi repeatedly to conquer titles, including "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", which dignify farming 9 times!