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Castello di Volpaia Vinsanto del Chianti Classico 2007

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Castello di Volpaia Vinsanto del Chianti Classico 375ML 2007     
Sku: 17071

Tasting notes
colour: amber nose:intense, lasting and spicey taste: full and harmonious

Rating
 Wine Spectator 94 points (Apr 30 2014)
Pungent aromas of honey, walnut and balsamic vinegar give way to apricot, honey, molasses and walnut flavors in this complex dessert white. Harmonious and agile, with excellent length. Drink now through 2020. 200 cases made. –BS

Other text
The Vinsanto del Chianti Classico label features the Commenda di Sant’Eufrosino, the second of four churches built within the city’s walls. Attributed to Italian architect and sculptor Michelozzo di Bartolomeo (1396-1472), the church was built in 1443 by request of the Canigiani family who lived in Volpaia. One of the family members wished to join the Knights of Malta, a religious order and military brotherhood ruled by a “Grand Master” that answered only to the Pope. The Knights of Malta required that the Canigianis build a church in Volpaia before joining the religious order. The Commenda was deconsecrated in 1932 and declared a national monument in 1981. For 13 years, until 1993, the Commenda housed a renowned art collection. The Commenda is now used for dinners, tastings and other events and its basement contains one of Volpaia’s barrel-aging cellars.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Vin Santo del Chianti Classico
Grape Varietal: Malvasia,Trebbiano
Type: Still wine, Dessert
 
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