Avignonesi Occhio di Pernice Vin Santo 0.375L 2000

Avignonesi Occhio di Pernice Vin Santo 0.375L 2000

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0,375 l  -  12.50% by vol.
Avignonesi
"This wine has already aged for more than a decade when it is launched on the market, yet is has an incredible capacity to refine further in the bottle, without altering its unique characteristics." Ashleigh Saymour
Rich and concentrated with envelloping aromas of Mediterranean herbs, citron, plums, fruit cake, star anise and a long-lingering, nutty finish.
This sweet wine reveals new, surprising sensory experiences with every sip. A wine suitable for long ageing in the bottle.
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Serving temperature:
14 -16°C.
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Avignonesi Occhio di Pernice Vin Santo 0.375L 2000
Wine type Red sweet from withered grapes sweet
Classification
Year 2000
Format 0,375 l
Country
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Sangiovese
Location Valiano di Montepulciano (SI)
System Guyot-trained
Plants n. x hectare 2,564 vines per hectare (1,025 vines per acre).
Harvest The grapes have been hand-picked from the best vineyard parcels and places in small, vine leaf-coated bins.
Vinification The grapes are laid out for 6 months on straw mats in The grapes are laid out for 6 months on straw mats in pressed and the must is transferred in “caratelli” (50-liter oak casks) for a slow, natural fermentation with the aid of an indigenous yeast known as “madre”.
Aging 10 years in “caratelli”.
Alcohol 12.50% by volume
Production year 1,000 bottles

Avignonesi

From this winery:
When in 1377 Gregory XI moved the papal seat from Avignon to Rome, some French families followed him in Italy, one of them, probably for simplicity, began to be called "Avignonesi". Avignonesi consists of four wine-producing estates: Le Capezzine, I...
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Robert Parker
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2000
xtraWine
97/100 
2000
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1998
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