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Banfi Excelsus "Super Tuscan"

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A super Tuscan that perfectly combines the best tradition of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with the territory of Montalcino. The result is an intense wine with very fruity scents accompanied by more complex notes of jam, spices, tobacco, and coffee. In the mouth, it shows all its grandeur, with sweet tannins and very persistent hints. A very elegant long-lasting wine, perfect with red meats and aged cheeses.

Wine Facts:
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SKU I-BAN-EXC
AWN Wine Style
MEM No
AWN Wine Style Full Bodied Red
Short Tasting Notes Intense. Jam. Spices. Tobacco. Coffee. Sweet Tannins – 100 pts SUPER TUSCAN!
Why AWN Pick This Wine A 100-pointer SUPER TUSCAN – Perfection.
Recognitions 100pts - Robert Whitler 94pts – James Suckling
Food Pairing Mushroom Lasagna, Steak, Tuna, Braised Beef, Pizza
Varietal Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon
Country Italy
VARIETAL - RED GRAPES Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Region IGT Toscana
Vintage 2015
Earth Friendly Sustainable
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 14.5
SKU
I-BAN-EXC
Winemaker/ Winery:

*1st Winery in the World recognized for exceptional Environmental, Ethical, Social Responsibility & Leadership in Customer Satisfaction*

*Europe Winery of the YEAR - 2016 San Diego Wine Challenge*

*Winery of the YEAR – Vinitaly 2017*

Banfi was founded in 1978 thanks to the will of the Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani.

From the beginning, the goal of the two brothers was to create a state-of-the-art winery combined with the most advanced science in the vineyards for the production of premium wines. Together with the Mariani family, Ezio Rivella, one of Italy's foremost enologists, who understood that due to the richness of the soils and the privileged microclimatic position, the property would have great capacity of development.

In those years, the brothers, John and Harry, also purchased Bruzzone, a historic winery in Piedmont. Founded in 1860 and specialized in the production of sparkling wines, today is known as Banfi Piemonte.

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