Vin Santo del Chianti Occhi di Pernice Reserve 2015

33.00

57 in stock

Our Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice follows the production of the Vin Santo del Chianti, with the choice of the best red grapes typical of the territory left to dried naturally, for at least 3 months, in Vinsantaia.
The must obtained from the withered grapes is fermented and aging in small barrels oak and chestnut for 4 years. At the end of aging in the wood, the Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice is bottled and left to refine for about a year before sale.
The result of a long and patient work, is a sweet, refined and prestigious passito, meditation; Produced only in Tuscany and in very small quantities.

NAME:
Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice Doc Reserve
UVAGE: Sangiovese
Aging: 4 years in wood, 1 year between tub and bottle
Alcoholic degree: 16% vol.
Organoleptic characteristics:
Color: intense red copper
Aroma: harmonious, intense, persistent, with hints of cherry, green pepper and tobacco.
Taste: lovable, warm and intense, with hints of chestnut honey and coffee.
Gastronomic combinations: given that the best way to savor this wine and drink it alone in a convivial context, can be accompanied by the “Cantucci di Prato”, the “Berlingozzo”, and the “castagnaccio”. Interesting with long-term parmesan and dark chocolate. For lovers of the Tuscan cigar, it is the ideal combination for an evening in front of the fireplace, or in religious silence while listening to classical music.

375 ml bottle

57 in stock

Description

Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice Reserve

The Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice other is nothing but a particular variant, one of the most valuable, of the typical Santo Vin del Chianti. The peculiarity is in the grape variety used (Sangiovese), as the production methodology respects that of Vin Santo del Chianti.

The Vin Santo del Chianti is’ welcome wine and to be together. In the Tuscan countryside it was tradition in fact offering him to guests and giving him a caratello to new births as a benavural sign.

Vin Santo is a mystical product, from the history of the origins of the name. In fact, there are various theories about the origin of this name. A version wants a Franciscan friar of the fourteenth century succeeded in healing the sick of plague with sweet wine, commonly used to celebrate the masses. He thus suggested the miraculous properties renaming him “Holy”. Another version tells us that during the Council of Florence of 1439, Cardinal Giovanni Bessarione proclaimed: “This is Xantos wine!” He was referring to a particular wine produced on the Greek island of Santorini. The cardinals who shared the table with him, confused the word Xantos, which indicated the small island of the Aegean, with the adjective “holy”, spreading the use of the current denomination of sweet Tuscan wine. Reserve

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Weight 1.0 kg

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