Produced in small quantities, this is the classic tuscan hospitality wine.
Badia a Coltibuono’s Vin Santo always amazes for the perfect combination of intensity, complexity and freshness.
Area of production: Monti in Chianti (SI)
Location: Cantina, Arbia
Altitude and orientation: 260-370m. s.l.m. Sud, S-W
Soil: Clay, and limestone rock
Age of vineyard: 20 years old
Training system: Guyot
Plant density per hectare: 5500
Grape varieties: Trebbiano, Malvasia
Vinification: The bunches of Trebbiano and Malvasia are then carefully selected and left to dry in well-ventilated rooms. Fermentation with wild yeast and ageing take place in small oak casks
Ageing: 8 years in cask and oak barriques
No. of bottles produced: 12,000
Alcoholic content (%): 15
Recommended serving temperature: : 12°-16° C (53.6-60.8 °F)
Pairings: typical Tuscan desserts. Excellent with blue cheeses or liver paté.
The color is golden amber and brilliant. The aroma hints at honey, toasted almond and vanilla. Sweet and rich taste, balanced by vibrant acidity. Candied fruit, citrus, apricot and dried figs are the dominant notes. Very long persistent finish.