Wine Barone Ricasoli, Castello di Brolio Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC, 2004, gift box, 375 ml
Wine golden-amber color.
The taste of wine is complex, sweet, lingering, with hints of coffee, honey, almonds and raisins.
The aroma of wine shades of honey, licorice and tobacco.
The wine is perfect to complete the meal, both as a digestif, or in combination with desserts, ice cream and fruit.
"Castello di Brolio Vin Santo" - this wine, true to the traditions in the method of production, and in the expression of the terroir with one of the "historic" grape region - Malvasia del Chianti.
Grapes intended for Castello di Brolio Vin Santo del, remove vines from late in the harvest, when the sugar content shows a fairly high level. Collected into bundles of twisted bunches are arranged vertically and are dried for about four months. The juice obtained by pressing and slow fermentation of the past are placed for aging in 225-liter oak barrels where the wine matures for about four years. "Castello di Brolio Vin Santo 2004" was bottled in February 2004. This wine is produced every year and in limited quantities. Volume of production of the vintage of 2004 was 13,000 bottles.
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Ricasoli family has ancient roots and is the fourth oldest in the world of family businesses. It is also the oldest company in Italy, the family owns the castle Ricasoli Castello di Brolio with 1141. Ricasoli were among the first who devoted himself to the development of agriculture and viticulture. It is known that since the late 1600's, the family made the first export in Amsterdam and England. And since the beginning of 1900 wine Broglio known and exported all over the world: from China to Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Costa Rica. One of his ancestors, Baron Bettino Ricasoli (1809-1880), nicknamed the "Iron Baron", more than 30 years conducted research and experiments with the aim of producing high quality wines of Chianti, able to compete on an international level with the great French wines. Baron has fulfilled this mission to unlock the potential of the terroir Broglio, combining processes, applied science with the principles of winemaking. In 1867, wine Ricasoli won the first gold medal at the International Exhibition in Paris. Activities Baron gave not just a boost to the development of winemaking in Chianti. In accordance with the modern principles of the organization of economic and agriculture, Bettino Ricasoli contributed to the development of roads and railways in the region and many other progressive movements. "Currently, our research nearly a thousand years," - says the great-grandson Bettino Ricasoli - Francesco, managing since 1993 the company, which owns 240 hectares of vineyards and 26 hectares of olive groves in the beautiful and rich diversity of soils and climate of the Chianti region. He continues the noble cause of ancestors, maintaining the quality and character of the great wines of Broglio, conducting tests, assessing the unique features of the area and its history, winning the highest awards world-class and giving new value culture and art of wine drinking.