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Val d'Arbia Vin Santo 2001, Altesino (Italy)

Val d'Arbia Vin Santo 2001

Altesino (Italy)

Val d'Arbia (Tuscany)
Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia Bianca
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Val d'Arbia (Tuscany) Val d'Arbia Vin Santo shows a dark golden yellow color and nuances of amber yellow, transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas that start with hints of fig jam, raisin and caramel followed by aromas of date, dried apricot, honey, vanilla, citrus fruit peel, walnut husk, almond, leather and nail polish. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a sweet and round attack, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing crispness. The finish is persistent with flavors of fig jam, raisin and caramel. Val d'Arbia Vin Santo ages for 7 years in traditional caratelli followed by 4 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 17%

Piquant cheese, Confectionery, Dried fruit tarts

Suggested glass Sweet Wines 15 °C
(59 °F)
(Sweet Wines)

December 2011

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