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Carpineto Farnito Vinsanto del Chianti 1999

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Carpineto Farnito Vinsanto del Chianti 1999

  • Grapes Malvasia 35%, Trebbiano 35%, Other Varieties 30%
  • Country Italy
  • Region: Tuscany Vin Santo del Chianti
  • Abv 15 %
  • Case size 6 / 50cl
  • Winemaker: Caterina Sacchet and Gabriele Ianetti
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Golden in color with bronze hues, this is an intense and complex wine with aromas of apricot and peach jam, combined with a delicate hint of walnut. Concentrated on the palate, there is a wonderful balance between the alcohol and sweetness. The fruit is layered with intense balsamic notes on the mid-palate, leading to a long, persistent finish.

The vines are grown in the Gaville Estate near Florence and Chianciano near Siena, in south-facing lower hillsides of older vineyards, which today are no longer in existence. Planted during the mid to late 1960, the vines are spaced at 2.80 x 1.20 metres and are trained on double arch system. The sedimentary soils are rich in clay, conglomerate pebbles, with green and grey calcite.

Established in Greve in Chianti in 1967 by the Sacchet and Zaccheo families, Carpineto farms 500 hectares of sustainably farmed land, spread amongst five carbon neutral estates in the regions of Chianti Classico, Alto Valdarno, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano,
Brunello di Montalcino and Maremma. Carpineto holds the VIVA certification for sustainability, and is accredited ISO 14001 and IFS. Formerly IWSC Italian Wine Producer of the Year, Carpineto was also the first ever Italian winery to be awarded the IWSC
International Winemaker of the Year. Antonio Zaccheo is now assisted by his son Antonio and daughter Francesca, who have both previously worked in the wine trade in the USA. Giovanni Sacchet's daughter, Caterina, joined the Carpineto winemaking team after finishing her viticultu

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