Col di Sasso, which translates to “Stony Hill,” is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapes cultivated in hillside vineyards in the southern part of Tuscany. The Cabernet imparts bold flavour and body, while the Sangiovese adds zesty fruit and structure.
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese
Production Technique: The grape maceration does not last longer than 5-6 days, and takes place at a temperature of 24-25° C. This enables to obtain a good colour extraction without encumbering the tannin structure and maintaining a good aromatic freshness. The wine is released after an appropriatebottle aging.
Color: Ruby red, young, but intense.
Bouquet: Fresh, varietal, enriched with spicy notes. Raspberry and plum notes.
Taste: Full and soft, balanced, easy-to-drink.
Winemaker\’s Notes: One of the best known and appreciated Banfi labels in the world, Col di Sasso, which translates to \”Stony Hill\”, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese cultivated on the most rocky and impervious slopes of the Banfi estate in Montalcino. The perfect marriage between these two grapes gives birth to a youthful yet concentrated and extremely fruity red wine.
Food Pairings: It can excellently match important first courses, white meat and light main courses.
Available by the case. 12 per case.