PRODUCTION AREA Estate vineyards in the southern hills of Montalcino. Altitude: 100 meters above sea level. Position: Hillside. GRAPE VARIETIES 100% Sangiovese. METHOD OF PRODUCTION The selected grapes are vinified in Horizon hybrid stainless steel & wood tanks, with an average maceration of 7-10 days. After an aging period of 10-12 months, partially in barriques and partially in large oak barrels, followed by an additional 6 months in bottle before release. THE WINEMAKER COMMENT A super-classic of Montalcino and Banfi. A wine able to match the elegance and solidity of its elder counterpart with a freshness and directness that make it one of the most versitile wines within Banfi’s offer. Very enjoyable when released, it is also suitable for a long aging.