Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC “Fattoria La Ripa”

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Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC is produced by partially drying the best bunches of Malvasia and Trebbiano and adding a small quantity of the best bunches of Sangiovese.

CARACHTERISTICS

  • Designation: Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC
  • Product size: 0,375 liters
  • Vintage: 2001
  • Regione: Tuscany
  • Production Area: Barberino Tavarnelle
  • Grapes: Malvasia, Trebbiano, Sangiovese
  • Alcohol content: 15.00%
  • Wine Aging: Wood caratelli
  • Farming: biological

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Description

Produced by partially drying the best bunches of Malvasia and Trebbiano and adding a small quantity of the best bunches of Sangiovese.
Thanks also to the long and slow fermentation, Fattoria La Ripa’s Vinsanto is particularly dry, pleasant, with a remarkable nose and can be drunk cold as an aperitif or as a dessert wine at room temperature. It is excellent with goose liver and poultry liver patés.

  • Current vintage: 2001
  • Grape varieties blend: Malvasia 50%, Trebbiano 45%, Sangiovese 5%.
  • Vinification: Grapes harvested in September and partially dried on canes trellises till mid January when they are pressed. The must ferments slowly for 8 to 10 years in oak barrels of 225 l sealed with wax. Over this long period the quantity of Vinsanto in the barrels reduces from 225 l to roughly 80 l.
  • Maturation and refinement: Oak barrels (8 years) then half-bottle (1 year).
  • Alcohol: 14,5%
  • Total acidity: 7,60 g/l
  • Sugar: 85 g/l
  • Net dry extract: 30,4g/l

 

Organoleptic characteristics of the wine

  • Colour: Amber , intense, limpid, with golden glints.
  • Bouquet: Very aromatic, walnut husk, hazelnut, apricot, honey.
  • Flavour: Sapid, warming, very supple and velvety, very persistent.

 

Ratings

  • GUIDA ORO “I Vini di Veronelli 2019”: 90 points
  • Luca Maroni “Annuario dei migliori vini italiani 2019”: i.p. 88 (index of pleasantness)

Additional information

Weight 0,66 kg