Tuscan wine SummuS of Castello Banfi
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SummuS Castello Banfi

Supertuscan "SummuS" 2018 - Castello Banfi

From the Tuscan vine par excellence, Sangiovese, in a blend with Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes, comes Summus, the Supertuscan of Castello Banfi. Produced in the Montalcino area and only in excellent vintages, Summus is a long-aging Tuscan red wine of great character, rare structure and extraordinary elegance.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2018
€37.40 (tax incl.) €30.66 (tax excl.)
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Rosso Toscano IGT Summus embodies Banfi's ability to combine innovation and tradition in its wines. Produced with selected grapes from specialized vineyards and only in excellent years, Summus is an intense and deep Supertuscan, which amazes for its aging capacity.

Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 45%, Sangiovese 35%, Syrah 20%

Denomination: Toscana IGT

Production zone: southern slope of the municipality of Montalcino

Altitude: Sangiovese: 250 meters above sea level; Cabernet Sauvignon: 130 meters above sea level; Syrah: 120 meters above sea level

Soil: various types, from sandy-clayey with abundant and well-draining pebbles to clayey-limestone that tend to retain humidity

Training system: spurred cordon - Banfi alberello

Vine Density: 4200 vines per hectare

Hectar Yield: 60 quintals

Fermentation: in temperature-controlled (25-30°C) hybrid French oak and stainless-steel tanks Horizon

Aging: in 350 liter French oak barrels (350 l) for about 18 months

Alcohol content: 14.5%

Colour: very intense ruby ​​red

Nose: characterized by varietal aromas with young fruity scents accompanied by complex notes of jam, spices, tobacco and coffee

Palate: the structure is impressive, with important but sweet tannins. The finish is long and persistent

Pairings: perfect wine in combination with first and second courses based on meat or vegetables and with aged cheeses

Serving temperature: 16-18°C

First vintage produced: 1985

Bottled by the winemaker Banfi S.A. Srl – Montalcino - Italy

8015674730964
Alcohol level
14.5%
Cellars
Banfi
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon - Sangiovese - Syrah
Region
Toscana
Appellation
Toscana IGT
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