Banfi Tavernelle Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $40.49
Limit 12 bottles per customer
Item No. 8139
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

The noble Cabernet Sauvignon vine is recognized the world over for producing full-bodied red wines of incomparable bouquet. Tavernelle Cabernet Sauvignon, proves that the soil and climate of Tuscany, Italy's premier wine region, are unquestionably ideal for nurturing this grape to perfection.

Our award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon has a fruity bouquet that hints of vanilla and a full-bodied taste that finishes with spice and anise tones.

Tavernelle Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect complement to hearty meats and cheeses.

Learn About Banfi Map ItMap It

In 1978 John and Harry Mariani, owners of the U.S. wine importer Banfi Vintners, established the award winning vineyard estate and winery Castello Banfi in the Brunello region of Tuscany. A constellation of single vineyards located on ideal sites cover about one third of the 7,100 acre (2,830 hectares) estate. The remaining land consists of bucolic meadows, olive and plum groves,...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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