Badia di Morrona – Vin Santo
Appellation: Vin Santo del Chianti DOC
Type: white, sweet
Varietal Blend: 50% Trebbiano, 15% Malvasia Bianca, 15% Colombana
Production Area: Grassi
Soil: A soil rich in sand and organic material with medium calcareous content.
Vinification: The grapes hung to dry from the rafters of a well-ventilated loft until January. Once dried, the grapes are pressed and the juice left to ferment slowly in new oak barrels for aging.
Aging: three to five years in caratelli (Tuscan small 30 gallon oak barrels)
Tasting Notes: Golden yellow color with amber reflections. Apricot and almond flavors. Dense, sweet with good persistence and a good harmony between sweetness and acidity.
Serving Suggestions: As a dessert wine