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Banfi Brunello Di Montalcino 750ml

Banfi Brunello Di Montalcino 750ml

Region Italy
Appellation Montalcino Tuscany

Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese

 

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Wine Profile

Tasting Notes Colour: intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Bouquet: ethereal, wide, light vanilla. Taste: full, soft, velvety and intense, with sensations of liquorice, spices and light goudron note.
Ratings 92 Points WIne Advocate - The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino is a beautiful wine laced with red berries, flowers and subtle hints of earthiness. Soft and supple throughout, the Brunello shows lovely juiciness in its fruit and a delicate, understated personality. The 2006 represents yet another step in the more elegant, refined direction the estate has taken in recent years. The 2006 Brunello was aged in equal parts cask and French oak barrels. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2020.
Production Notes The meticulous grape selection (yield not exceeding 6 metric tons/ha) is followed by vinification with skin contact for 10-12 days. The wine ages for 2 years in various sizes oak barrels, 350-liter barriques, and 60- and 120 hl barrels; the wine is subsequently aged in bottle for an additional 8-12 months before release.
Winemaker Notes A "classic" of our production, this Brunello di Montalcino is obtained with clones of Sangiovese selected after 20 years of research on this unique grape and is aged in French oak barrels of 350 lt as well as in 60-120 hl Slavonian barrels. The most aristocratic combination of Montalcino tradition with winemaking modernity
Food Pairing Notes This wine is particularly suited to accompany red meat, game and aged cheeses. Long aging potential.
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