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Carobbio Vin Santo del Chianti Classico Occhio di Pernice 2011


This wine offers an amber color, with aromas of hazelnuts, almonds and honey. On the palate, it is sweetish, full-bodied, and pleasant.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The soil is Galestro and Clay. The East- and West-facing grapes were hand- harvested during the first week of November. Fermentation lasts approximately 4 years in small barrels known as Caratelli. The wine is then aged for 2-3 months further in the bottle. The aging potential is approximately 30 years.

Serving Hints
Suggested serving temperature between 53.6 – 57.2 (12-14 C) Pairs well with dry pastries, pies, and aged bleu cheese. 

Producer: Tenuta Carobbio
Region: Chianti Classico
Country: Italy
Wine Composition: 90% Sangiovese, 5% Trebbiano, 5% Malvasia
Alcohol: 16%
Total Acidity: 6.30 G/L
Residual Sugar: 48 G/L
pH: 3.34

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