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Banfi Aska Bolgheri

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Complex aromas, characterized by hints of small red fruits accompanied by notes of tobacco and liquorice. Soft wine with sweet and elegant tannins. and a long and persistent finish.

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AWN Wine Style
AWN Wine Style Medium Bodied Red
Short Tasting Notes Small Red Fruits. Tobacco. Liquorice. A Super Tuscan!
Why AWN Pick This Wine One of the most affordable super Tuscan with great international recognition.
Recognitions 93pts – James Suckling 92pts – Wine Enthusiast 90pts – Robert Parker
Food Pairing Korean BBQ, Grilled Lamb, Steak
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon / Cabernet Franc
Country Italy
VARIETAL - RED GRAPES Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Region Bolgheri DOCG Super Tuscan
Vintage 2017
Earth Friendly Sustainable
Volume 750ml
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*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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