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Castello Banfi Excelsus 2015

N. Bott.
750 ml Standard
Official Price
€ 45,00
5,88 %
€ 42,50

Estate-bottled only in exceptional vintage years, this SuperTuscan integrates the best traditionof the noble French grapes of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with the extraordinaryMontalcino terroir. An austere wine, with a rare concentration and structure.

  • Producer: Castello Banfi
  • Year: 2015
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%).
  • MAtching: Elegant, perfect with red meat and aged cheeses. Long aging wine.

how to serve

  • Serving Temperature 18/20°C
  • Type:Red Wine
  • Classification:I.G.T.
  • Year:2015
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%).
  • Terrain:Merlot: yellowish brown colour, sandy topsoil, calcareous with round stone;Cabernet Sauvignon: light olive brown colour, clay calcareous topsoil.
  • Fermentation:Produced only in favorable vintages. The two varieties are vinified separately with variablemaceration between 8 (Merlot) and 18 (Cabernet) days. Alcoholic fermentation is followedby malolactic fermentation which takes place in barriques in temperature controlled areas
  • Aging:20-months aging period at a controlled temperature of 15° C follows. In the first 12 monthsthe varieties age separately and then are blended and aged as a blend for the following 8 months.
  • Alcohol:13.5% vol.
  • Color: intense ruby red with garnet tones
  • Perfume:rich and ample. The complementary varietal characteristics of the Cabernetand Merlot enhance each other in an extremely complex wine
  • Flavour:full and round with a framework of very fine wood.
  • Matching:Elegant, perfect with red meat and aged cheeses. Long aging wine.
  • Serving Temperature:18/20°C