Across Tuscany and anywhere wine is made, nature gives us its bounty. At Castello Banfi and throughout the varied terroirs and soils that make up our constellation of vineyards, we harvest the goodness of the earth, caressing and nurturing it as we craft our wine to express all its character in every bottle. Castello Banfi is a family-owned vineyard estate and winery in the Brunello region of Tuscany. Together with its sister estates in Piedmont, Vigne Regali and Principessa Gavia, it has become recognized the world over for its dedication to excellence and sparking a renaissance in the art of Italian winemaking. The Mariani family shows First Winery in the World Recognized for Exceptional Environmental, Social & Ethical Responsibility. Pioneering Italian Winemaking, Environmental Respect & Territory Enrichment. VINITALY Nation Award ~ Best Italian Winery ~ 12 years. Perhaps most gratifying of all is the praise of neighboring vintners who acknowledge Banfi’s role in pioneering a new era in Brunello and bringing the wine world’s attention to Montalcino. Banfi has pioneered clonal research on the Sangiovese vine to produce a more consistently excellent Brunello di Montalcino, and reduced sulfites through more organic winemaking. In the end, at Castello Banfi, winemaker and nature partner to allow the wine’s natural pedigree to emerge in artful expression.
Intense and deep mauve red in colour. The bouquet shows gentle aromas with notes of vanilla, tobacco and coffee, and also fruity hints of cherry jam and prunes. The palate has a powerful structure with soft and well balanced tannins.