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Vin Santo del Chianti DOC
It is produced according to the ancient Tuscan tradition with Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes. This Vin Santo is born after drying on mats and a long period in small barrels known as "caratelli”. It boasts an intense amber color and a pleasant fragrance of dried fruit with hints of honey and a sweet and velvety taste. It is ideal both as an aperitif and to be paired with traditional desserts.
Wine data sheet
Trebbiano and Malvasia
Produced in the heart of Tuscany, it hails from the hilly areas between Florence and Vinci
From 50 to 150 meters a.s.l.
Type of soil
Hilly soils consisting mainly of arenaceous, calcareous-marly substrates, clay schists, and sand with the presence of bones (pebbles or marl stones)
16 % vol.
The grapes accurately selected are dried over mats in special rooms monitored to allow the grapes to reach a sugar content of no less than 26%. After December 1st, the grapes are destemmed and pressed.
The must so obtained is placed in wood tanks with a capacity not exceeding 5 hectoliters, also known as “caratelli” where slow fermentation and aging begin to bestow the final elegant and unique aroma that makes this wine so famous.
With an intense amber color, it boasts an aroma of dried fruit with hints of honey and a sweet, velvety taste.
Dry confectionery, Cantucci, and soft desserts.
Awards and recognitions
International Wine Challenge 2020
Gallery Vin Santo
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