Avignonesi Vin Santo (half-bottle) 1987

Dessert from Tuscany, Italy

$57.99
Item No. 13376
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1990
  • WS100

Winemaker's Notes

Characteristics: Avignonesis Vin Santo is amber in colour; its bouquet is very intense, persistent and complex, reminiscent of dried fruits, spices and vanilla; its taste is fullbodied, persistent and thoroughly unique.

Avignonesis Vin Santo is a great sweet wine and it should be sipped on its own, in small quantities but in large, wide glasses.

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In 1309 pope Clement V transferred the papal residence from Rome to Avignon, France. In 1377, when pope Gregory XI moved the papal residence back to Rome, some noble families of Avignon left France to follow him. It was at that time, in Italy, that one of those families became known as Avignonesi - probably to simplify an otherwise difficult, foreign name. Soon the Avignonesi...

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(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Other Dessert Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites: Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected Semillon grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity. Don"t discount Sauternes' neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...

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