The Vin Santo dell'Empolese from the wine-growing region of Tuscany is a dense light yellow, golden yellow in the glass. Swirling the wine glass, this dessert wine reveals a high viscosity, which can be seen in the strong stained glass windows at the edge of the glass. This single-varietal Italian wine reveals wonderfully expressive notes of raisins, fruit loaves, dried fruit and prunes in the glass. There are also hints of black tea, cocoa bean and cinnamon.
This dry dessert wine from Fattoria Montellori is for wine drinkers who like it absolutely dry. The finish of this very mature dessert wine from the Tuscany wine-growing region is impressive with a remarkable aftertaste.
Vinification of the Fattoria Montellori Vin Santo dell'Empolese
The powerful Vin Santo dell'Empolese from Italy is a single-varietal wine made from the Trebbiano grape variety. The Vin Santo dell'Empolese is an Old World wine through and through, as this Italian wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. When perfect physiological ripeness is ensured, the grapes for Vin Santo dell'Empolese are harvested exclusively by hand without the aid of coarse and less selective machines. After manual harvesting, the grapes are transported to the press house as quickly as possible. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by maturation on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally bottled.
Dining recommendation for Fattoria Montellori Vin Santo dell'Empolese
This dessert wine from Italy is best enjoyed moderately chilled at 11 - 13°C as an accompaniment to spicy curry with lamb, peach and passion fruit dessert or coconut and kefir cream.