Wine Castello di Cacchiano, Vin Santo del Chianti Classico DOC 1998, 375 ml
Wine golden-amber color.
The taste of sweet wine, rich, powerful, with a nutty nuances and a high concentration of fruit tones. The finish is long, medium sweet, with a slight acidity.
The bouquet of wine beautiful aromas of caramel, maple syrup, almond, fruit and creme brulee.
Traditionally, "Vin Santo" served as a dessert with a small biscuits, almonds or hazelnuts, also goes well with fruit desserts and ice cream.
At the heart of Vin Santo del Chianti Classico - Class Malvasia, who after collecting partially dried under the Tuscan sun on straw mats. After fermentation, Vin Santo is aged in oak barrels for a minimum of 5 years. The result is a wine with a unique style: sweet and rich, this wine, as well as Madeira wine is a symbol of grandeur unusual flavor combinations.
Castello di Kakkyano belongs to the family Ricasoli-Firidolfi the XI century, many generations which has been producing wines such as Chianti Classico, Prosecco and Vernaccia. High standards of production of Chianti Classico were established by Baron Bettino Ricasoli 150 years ago, but the first official bottling took place only in 1974 under the leadership of the widowed Baroness Elisabetta Balbi Valier. Now the economy headed Baron Giovanni Ricasoli-Firidolfi.
Castello di Kakyano located in the municipality of Monti, in the southern part of the region of Chianti Classico. Vineyards area 31 hectares situated at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level. Baron turned his attention to the production of Chianti Classico, abandoning many other previously produced in Kakkyano wines.
It produces only one filling of each vintage of Chianti, creating exceptional wines, called "Millennio" (Riserva), table wine Rosso Toscano and Vin Santo. Giovanni complements traditional Tuscan grapes - Sanzhdoveze, Malvasia - Merlot, believing that this mixture is very close to the old vintages. Wines Castello di Kakkyano - one of the most complex wine region, perfectly balanced, offering an excellent structure, elegance and charm.