A cuvee of red-grape varieties perfected by Banfi's pioneering winemaking research. This "dark beauty," Belnero, is fermented in wood and stainless-steel, hybrid tanks and aged in barriques a minimum of 12 months. Appealing violet and cherry nuances with hints of cedar and licorice.
75% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo Nero. Castello Banfi was founded in 1978 thanks to the will of the Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani. Prior to this in 1860, the brothers had purchased Bruzzone, a historic winery in Piedmont. Known today as Banfi Piemonte, it specializes in the production of sparkling wines. From the beginning, the goal of the two brothers was to create a state-of-the-art winery combined with the most advanced science in the vineyards for the production of premium wines. Capturing honor after prestigious honor, the Castello Banfi estate extends to the south of Montalcino, to the borders of the Val d'Orcia.