Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice Fonti e Lecceta 2013 Torre a Cona
Variety: Sangiovese 100%
The nose is deliciously refined. The aromas of dried fruit are followed by dates, medlars and dehydrated apricots. Notes of sweet spices and chestnut honey tend the gaze towards notes of candied citrus and balsamic ones. Complex to do and excellent in the result. Impresses.
On the palate it is a concentrate of delights. Adorably sweet it has weight and structure. It stands upright without bending over to the overwhelming softness, so as to also become elegant. It has an infinite depth, which is concentrated in aromas of prickly pears, dried figs and spices.
Among the dessert Italian wines, the Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice di Torre a Cona is refinement among the excellences. Torre a Cona is one of the few wineries left to continue the centennial tradition.
It can accompany the classic cantucci and Sienese panforte, but also blue cheeses. He is a trusted companion for meditations
Vin Santo del Chianti Occhio di Pernice Fonti e Lecceta 2011 Torre a Cona
The grapes come from a parcel located 380 meters above sea level, with a yield of 10 quintals per hectare.
Careful selection of the grapes with manual harvesting in small baskets and subsequent drying on the reeds until December
After gentle pressing, it ferments without skins in small 50-liter Slavonian oak casks. In the same barrels it ages for over 5 years. After blending, it rests with at least another year in the bottle.