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Castello Banfi Banfi Col di Sasso Toscana IGT

Wine Details

Region

ToscanaTuscanyItaly

Wine Description

Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wine Values of 2002Col-di-Sasso, which translates to "Stony Hill," is a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes cultivated on the most rocky and impervious slopes of the Banfi estate in Montalcino, Tuscany.Typically harvested in early October, each grape variety is vinified separately. The Sangiovese imparts body, while stainless steel aged Cabernet Sauvignon adds fruit and structure.Col-di-Sasso is a youthful red to be enjoyed with grilled or roasted meats...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage)
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) A silky, stylish vino da tavola from Tuscany, combining rich, dark cherry, plum and cassis characteristics from Cabernet with smooth texture and subtle spiciness from Sangiovese. Utterly refined and polished in a super-Tuscan style, this wine will pair nicely with spaghetti Bolognesi, but it has the class to match prime rib.