Banfi is a family-owned vineyard estate and winery located in Tuscany’s Montalcino region. Born in the 9th century as Poggio alle Mura, it is situated between the medieval hilltop town of Montalcino and the Mediterranean Sea. Founded on the philosophy of blending tradition with innovation it is recognised as a pioneer in elevating the standards of Italian winemaking. Banfi is renowned for its clonal research that allows noble grape varieties to thrive in their optimal terroir, creating not only a consistently outstanding Brunello, but the ultimate expression of Montalcino Super Tuscans.
The Banfi Chianti Superiore is 75% Sangiovese and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo Nero. With an intense ruby in color with shades of violet. A fruit-forward bouquet with some floral notes. Round and well balanced with black-cherry flavors and hints of spice. Well structured with good acidity for dining and a lingering finish. Ideal with red-sauced pastas, roasted or grilled meats, and aged cheeses.