Wine Castello Banfi, Chianti Classico Riserva, 2012
The wine is dark ruby color.
The wine has a deep, harmonious taste with notes of cherry and leather, thin wood nuances, soft tannins, balanced acidity and a long finish.
The rich aroma of the wine is filled with tones of cherry, plum and toffee.
The wine goes well with a variety of meat dishes, Tuscan dishes, cheeses.
The farm offers a range of Castello Banfi Chianti wines created in the best traditions of Tuscany. On the labels of wines of this collection are shown pictures of famous Italian artists, highlights the inextricable links with the traditions and culture of the Chianti region.
Chianti Classico Riserva elegantly produced from selected grapes grown in the area of Chianti Classico between Siena and Florence. The grapes are harvested in the second half of September. Berries are alcoholic fermentation and maceration short-lived in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 25-30 ° C for 7 days and then - malolactic fermentation. Aging wine in barrels of Slavonian oak lasts 12 months and at least six months, the wine is aged in bottles after bottling. Wine storage potential is 6-8 years.
Castello Banfi winery dates back to 1978, when the successful American entrepreneurs of Italian origin and Gary John Mariani, together with the Italian enologist Ezio Rivella bought vineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. The official name of the company came a few years later, when they acquired the Castello Banfi di Poggio alle Mura.
To date, the Castello Banfi - is a thriving family business, which is recognized throughout the world for the highest quality products - beverages and olive oil. The total vineyard area is more than 800 hectares. Plant Castello Banfi is the first in the world, which is recognized as absolutely correct from an ethical, social and, most importantly, the ecological point of view. He also holds a leading position in terms of customer satisfaction. In addition, full control of Mariani cooperage, buying oak wood in France, and then soaking it in 2-3 years and the estate of making the barrels with varying degrees of roasting firm volume of 350 liters.
Today Banfi is one of the largest Italian landowners. Agriculture Castello Banfi has repeatedly won the title, including "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", which dignify farming 9 times!