Wine "Col di Sasso", Toscana IGT, 2010
Wine of intense ruby red color with purple reflections.
Beautiful, round, juicy, full wine with excellent balance, excellent structure, soft texture and a long fruity aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is fresh, high-quality, rich spicy notes, nuances of black currant, plum and strawberry.
Wine perfectly combines with hot or grilled meat, poultry, is the perfect accompaniment to pasta with meat sauce and lightly spicy cheese.
Col di Sasso - a pair of red wine "Le Rome" in the main line of the company Castello Banfi, one of the most famous wines from this manufacturer. Young, bright and easy-drinking wine. Name in Italian means "Stone Hill" and it is no coincidence, since it is made from a mixture of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grown in the most rugged and impassable places Banfi estate in Montalcino. Sangiovese gives the wine an excellent full-bodied, and Cabernet Sauvignon improves the structure and fills a bouquet of bright fruit tones. The grapes are harvested in early October. Maceration and fermentation is carried out for no longer than 5-6 days in stainless steel containers at controlled temperatures of 24-25 ° C. This allows for good color and flavor of the wine to preserve, without unnecessary burdening the tannin.
Castello Banfi winery has its roots back in 1978, when the successful American (Italian origin) entrepreneurs John and Harry Mariani, together with Ezio Rivella, which is an Italian enologist, 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. 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.
Agriculture Castello Banfi repeatedly to conquer titles, among them: the title of "Best International Winery of the Year" and the title of "Best Italian Winery of the Year", whose economy is rewarded 9 times!