Vin Santo

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Vin Santo or "holy wine" is a rare dessert wine found mostly in Tuscany. The grapes are first dried on straw mats to concentrate the sugars and can take as long as 4 years to ferment.

Dessert

Primary Flavors

  • Perfume

  • Dried Fig

  • Raisin

  • Almond

  • Toffee

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Very-Sweet
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • Glass TypeDessert
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $40.00

Food Pairing

Biscotti is the traditional pairing, as the nutty and caramelised notes are echoed in the wine.

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