Wine Banfi, "Tavernelle", Sant'Antimo DOC, 2007
Reviews of purchase Banfi, "Tavernelle", Sant'Antimo DOC, 2007
The wine is dark cherry red color.
Taste wine dense, rounded, vibrant, fruity, well-balanced, with velvety texture, subtle notes of spice, long intense finish.
The wine has a fruity aroma with notes of ripe berries, pepper and vanilla nuances of wood.
The wine is best combined with red meat and mature cheeses.
"Tavernelle" - representative of the ruler Castello Banfi wines odnosortovyh. The name of the wine comes from the village of Tavernelle, beside which is a vineyard and of the harvest from which wine is produced. Location of the vineyard is very favorable - on the southern slopes appellasona Montalcino, where the hills height of 300 meters consist of clay soils interspersed with large limestone. The soil and climate of Montalcino are ideal to bring Sangiovese grapes to perfection, and the result is a full wine with an incomparably beautiful bouquet and a large storage capacity - about 15 years.
First millezim "Tavernelle" is dated 1982 year. Technology of wine is macerated for 12-15 days, which started at a temperature of 12 ° C and ends at a temperature of 30 ° C; malolactic fermentation in barrels at a controlled temperature; aging in oak barrels for 18 months and further refinement in bottles for about 12 months.
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.
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!