Castello Banfi Fontanelle Chardonnay 2012

Product code: 10BANF17B2012

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Tuscany
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:13%
  • Colour:White
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Chardonnay
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Kastelloh Banfee Fontanel-lay Shardonnay

Product guide note

Made in the region of Tuscany, this wine is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. A full bodied wine and rich wine, with lots of fruity flavours such as apples, peach and apricot. It has been stored in oak barrels which adds some vanilla and honeyed flavours too.

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 whole grape bunches are chilled to 8-10°C prior to pressing and destemming. The free-run juice is then separated and clarified over 48 hours by cold sedimentation, and only the clear must is racked into barriques and inoculated with yeasts for the alcoholic fermentation. After fermentation, the room temperature is lowered to 10°C to avoid the beginning of malolactic fermentation. An ageing period on the fine lees follows during 5 to 6 months with a weekly stirring of the lees. An 8 to 10 mon

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