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Falchini Podere Casale I 2011 375 ml

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Falchini Podere Casale I 2011 375 ml

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Following the Tuscan tradition for producing Vinsanto, this naturally sweet Vin Santo comes from hand picked late harvest grapes of Malvasia and Trebbiano from the property owned vineyards in San Gimignano. The grapes are then slowly and naturally dehydrated till January in the “Vinsantaia” at the winery.
Once the grapes are pressed, we then obtain a golden must which is transferred to small barrels of oak and other precious wood barrels such as cherry and old bourbon barrels; in these barrels the wine ferments and is left ageing for over four years.
Before being bottled a careful selection of the best barrels is done.
It has a golden intense colour with amber tones; a wide nose, penetrating with live notes of dried fruit, vanilla, honey and sweet spices; in the mouth it feels warm, sweet and dry, harmonious, with excellent persistency; it can be served slightly chilled as an aperitif wine with creamy aged cheeses or fois gras; traditionally it is served at room temperature with the typical Tuscan biscotti with almonds, or with honey/jams and very aged cheeses. It is excellent as a fine meditation wine.

Grape variety: Trebbiano 50%, Malvasia 50%

NB: In order to protect this historical Tuscan wine, in August 1997 Vinsanto became a DOC; this marked an important step towards the full valorisation of a wine that has played an important role in Tuscan oenology history.

Additional Information

Vintage 2011
Winery Falchini
Wine Maker No
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
District San Gimignano
Village Casale
Grape(s) Malvasia, Trebbiano
Style Full bodied
Alcohol % 16.5
Ratings/Awards No
Production Method Vinification: grapes are hand-selected in the vineyard and dried naturally on racks. Fermented in various-sized barrels of oak and other precious wood, in rooms with different temperatures for four or more years. The wine thus obtained is then bottled and then the ageing starts.

Ageing: wine suitable for long aging 10-15 years and more
Organic Organic
More Information https://www.casale-falchini.it/en-gb/vin-santo-chianti
Food Pairing Serving suggestions: served cold it is an excellent aperitif; at room temperature with dry almond biscuits, preferably from Prato.

Recommended glass: small, dessert wine glasses. Also excellent in brandy glasses, as a relaxing drink

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