Wine Avignonesi, Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC, 1996, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase Avignonesi, Vin Santo di Montepulciano DOC, 1996, 375 ml
Wine of deep yellow-amber color.
The wine has a rich, complex taste with perfect balance and a long elegant finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of dried fruit (prunes, raisins, dried figs), candied fruit, caramel, chocolate and subtle notes of white tea leaves, cinnamon and vanilla.
Great wine as a digestif, it is recommended to submit to desserts and fruits.
Blend white dessert wine Vin Santo (in Italian "Vin Santo" means "holy wine") consists of grape varieties Grechetto, Malvasia Toscana and Trebbiano Toscana, grown in the vineyards "I Poggetti" at an altitude of 290 meters above sea level. After manual harvesting the grapes are dried up special leave, well-ventilated dark room with controlled humidity for 6 months. During this time, excessive moisture evaporates from the berries and sugar concentration increased. The wine is aged in small oak barrels "caratelli" volume of 50 liters for 10 years, and then another 6 months matures in bottles.
History of Wine House Avignonesi began in the second half of the XVI century, when the architect's drawings Jacopo Barozzi was built a beautiful palace Palazzo Avignonesi in Montepulciano. In his cellar wine barrels "Vino Nobile", belonging to the family of Avignonesi. "Quality is created by people: it is improved thanks to the experience, dream and dedication," - these words is the philosophy of Wine House Avignonesi having over their shoulders centuries of experience and embody his dream in life - the production of high quality wines, praising their region.
Several centuries later, in 1974, the company has experienced considerable change - control winery passed three brothers Fulvia by which Avignonesi become a strong player in the Italian wine market, and has become one of the largest landowners in the region with more than 250 hectares of lands, of which 225 ha were placed under the vineyards.
The main activity of the company is focused on the production of Avignonesi powerful red wines "Vino Nobile", which brought fame to the wine house. Avignonesi also produces a small amount of sweet wine "Vin Santo" - one of the best in its class. Apart from the traditional to the region of Montalcino wines, the company produces wine Supertuscan: "Desiderio" grape varieties Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, "50 & 50" from Sangiovese and Merlot, as well as white wine "Il Marzocco" of Chardonnay. The company also produces excellent Avignonesi grappa and olive oil "Extra Vergin", for which the crop harvested in their own olive groves.