Castello Banfi Excelsus 2009

An extremely limited release produced in only favorable vintages, ExcelsuS is an extraordinary wine made from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. Each varietal is macerated and fermented for 20-25 days; then aged separately in French oak barrique for one year. They are blended, and further matured in the bottle for an additional one to two years [+]