Banfi La Lus Albarossa 2012

Product code: 10BANF19B2012

Fresh, fruity aromas with flavours of cherries and prunes and notes of vanilla and liquorice. A velvety, full-bodied wine, with gentle tannins and a long finish.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Piedmont
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Residual sugar:4.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Albarossa
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 8

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Production information

Producer: Castello Banfi

Castello Banfi is a household name as far as Brunello di Montalcino is concerned. Although family owned, it is the largest contiguous estate in Europe, combining a sense of tradition with a modern and commercial perspective and has helped bring Montalcino to the world’s attention in less than 20 years.

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Production note

The grapes undergo a short cold maceration period at 8-10C, followed by fermentation with skin contact for 8-10 days at a controlled temperature of 24C, with frequent pumping over in order to enhance and preserve the fruit aromas. At the end of fermentation, the temperature is gradually elevated to 30C in order to aid colour extraction of the skins. The wine is then aged in 350l barrels (100% French oak) for 12 months before bottling.

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