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Castello Banfi Cum Laude 2016

N. Bott.
1
Format
750 ml Standard
Official Price
€ 16,00
Discount
10,34 %
Price
€ 14,50

Our newest SuperTuscan cuvée, Cum Laude - Latin for “with honours” - combines for the firsttime the four red varietals which have been selected during the 25 years of research as the bestfor our vineyards in Montalcino. A charming red wine suitable for complex food pairings butalso in more informal occasions.

  • Producer: Castello Banfi
  • Year: 2016
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Merlot (30%), Sangiovese (25%), Syrah (15%).
  • MAtching: Perfect with bean soups, grilled meat and medium aged cheese.

how to serve

  • Serving Temperature 18/20°C
  • Type:Red Wine
  • Classification:I.G.T.
  • Year:2016
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Merlot (30%), Sangiovese (25%), Syrah (15%).
  • Terrain:Cabernet Sauvignon: light olive brown colour, clay topsoil, calcareous;Merlot: yellowish brown colour; sandy topsoil, calcareous with abundant rounded stone;Sangiovese: yellowish brown colour, sandy topsoil, calcareous with abundant rounded stone;Syrah: light olive brown colour, clay topsoil, calcareous.
  • Fermentation:The four varieties are vinified separately with a cold maceration (14°C) prior to fermentationfor 2 days. Maceration at 22°C follows until the 2 last days of alcoholic fermentation whenthe temperature is brought up to 27°C.
  • Aging:After the alcoholic fermentation, the wines areseparately racked into barriques where malolactic fermentation takes place and where theyage approximately for 6 months. The cuvée is made and then aged an additional 6 months,completed by 6 months of bottle aging.
  • Alcohol:14,00% vol.
  • Color:very intense ruby red
  • Perfume:complex with blackberry notes, plum jam, cherries and licorice,with black olive and tobacco sensations.
  • Flavour:powerful body, wide and soft tannin texture thanks to the goodripening in the vineyard and winery.
  • Matching:Perfect with bean soups, grilled meat and medium aged cheese.
  • Serving Temperature:18/20°C