Castello Banfi

Serena

Toscana IGT Sauvignon Blanc

The Whites

Serena

Production Area

Estate vineyards, in the southern hills of Montalcino.

Altitude: 280 meters above sea level.

Position: Hillside.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Sauvignon Blanc

Method of production

The selected grapes are harvested relatively early in the season, and cooled before pressing. Only the free-run juice is extracted from the press and, once it is decanted at low temperature and clarified, it is partially transferred to barriques where alcoholic fermentation takes place. The wine fermented in barrique, therefore, rests on the fine lees till the final blend with frequent battonage. Few months after the harvest bottling takes place. A short bottle aging concludes the cycle.

Tasting

Bright straw yellow color, typical Sauvignon notes on the nose, with tropical and citrus fruits. Acidity is well balanced by creaminess and complexity of its structure, accentuated by the partial fermentation in barrique in French oak.

The winemaker comment

This Sauvignon Blanc belongs to Castello Banfi single-varietals range. The grapes coming from the Nothern part of the Estate and the short contact with the fine lees in barriques allows for a wine of distinguished character with very intense and typical flavors.

Wine awards 2017

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