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Castello Banfi Col di Sasso Cabernet Sauvignon Sangiovese
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Wine Details

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) Colour: ruby red, young, but intense. Bouquet: fresh, varietal, enriched with spicy notes. raspberry and plum notes. Taste: full and soft, balanced, easy-to-drink.

Winemaker's Notes

Aged for a total of up to four years, including a minimum of two years in oak barrels, Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino is a wine of robust character. It possesses a rich garnet color, and a depth, complexity and opulence that is softened by an elegant, lingering aftertaste.

Col di Sasso, which translates to "Stony Hill," is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapes cultivated on the most rocky and impervious slopes of the Banfi estate in Montalcino, Tuscany. ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    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.