Bibbiano Vin Santo San Lorenzo 2010 (375ml)

Vintage
2010
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Size
375ml
Rating
WS89
Grape
Malvasia,Trebbiano
$70.00
SKU:
W-112-0296-PT-210
Description

A light, flavorful Vin Santo, with caramel, walnut, salted butter and orange peel flavors, this is balanced, with a pleasant astringency on the finish. Drink now. WS89

From the kegs of a true "family reserve" we create the few precious bottles of Vin Santo, dedicated to Saint Lawrence, the Patron Saint of the Bibbiano Chapel.

Once from our Malvasia and Trebbiano grapes, today from our Sangiovese grapes, after several years of maturation, we develop a special wine with a rich aroma and scents of dried apricot, peach and almond. It is a fine round wine, fully bodied and elegant, that blends perfectly with fois gras, pate and aged cheese.

The Winery

The first mention of the Bibbiano estate comes in a parchment dated 1089, located in the Abbey of Passignano. In March of 1865, the property was sold to the forebears of brothers Tommaso and Federico Marrocchesi Marzi. Today, Tommaso and Federico have committed themselves to what they term, Òbringing the past into the future.Ó This sentiment refers not only to their family's history but to their strong belief that the future of Chianti Classic must be firmly rooted in the region's specific terroir, that modernity should not come at the cost of tradition and authenticity.

Surrounded by over three thousand old-growth olive trees are Bibbiano's twenty-five hectares of Sangiovese and Sangiovese Grosso, along with smaller plantings of Colorino and Merlot. These certified organic vineyards are planted on hillside sites at elevations between 270 and 300 meters.

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