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BANFI CHIANTI SUPERIORE DOCG, ITALY

The “Superiore” designation signifi es stricter government regulations requiring lower yields and great plant density in the vineyards, and slightly higher levels of alcohol and fruit extraction.

SOIL
Calcareous with a mixture of sand and clay.

PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE
Maceration with the skins for 8 days in temperature controlled stainless steel, followed by pressing and fermentation.
The wine then undergoes malolactic fermentation and is then aged for 4 to 5 months in barriques followed by extended bottle aging.

BOUQUET
Fruit-forward aromas with some fl oral notes.

TASTE
Round with well balanced acidity and fruit.

FOOD PAIRING
Ideal with red-sauced pastas, roasted or grilled meats, and aged cheeses.

ORIGIN
Tuscan hills of the delimited Chianti D.O.C.G. zone

VARIETIES
75% Sangiovese and
25% Cabernet Sauvignon
and Canaiolo Nero

ANALYSIS
Alcohol 13.3% Vol
Total Acidity 5.2 g/l

 

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