Top 100 wines of Vin Santo

Discover the top 100 best wines of Vin Santo of Vin Santo as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Vin Santo and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Vin Santo

The wine region of Vin Santo is located in the region of Toscane of Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine San Giusto a Rentennano or the Domaine Lusignani produce mainly wines sweet, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Vin Santo are Sangiovese et Grillo, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Vin Santo often reveals types of flavors of honey, earth or non oak and sometimes also flavors of microbio, oak or tree fruit.

In the mouth of Vin Santo is a powerful mainly marked by the residual sugar. We currently count 25 estates and châteaux in the of Vin Santo, producing 29 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Vin Santo go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork.

Discover the grape variety: Sangiovese

Originally from Italy, it is the famous Sangiovese of Tuscany producing the famous wines of Brunello de Montalcino and Chianti. This variety is registered in the Official Catalogue of Wine Grape Varieties, list A1. According to recent genetic analysis, it is the result of a natural cross between the almost unknown Calabrese di Montenuovo (mother) and Ciliegiolo (father).

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Vin Santo

wines from the region of Vin Santo go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork such as recipes of alsatian bäckeoffe, lamb tagine with prunes or simple pork roast.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Vin Santo

On the nose in the region of Vin Santo often reveals types of flavors of honey, licorice or spices and sometimes also flavors of orange peel, molasses or black fruit. In the mouth in the region of Vin Santo is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Vin Santo

Preview: Tesco’s spring/summer tasting

Decanter attended Tesco’s spring/summer 2022 portfolio tasting at the end of April where over 140 wines were on show, 38 of which are new to the range. In anticipation of the full list of top buys, to follow soon, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourites to get you in the mood for spring. Tesco’s wine buying team highlighted 24 wines as their must-try buys, and five of these have featured in our initial spring roundup below. We think they showcase the diversity of the Tesco range and the value t ...

Investment start-up Vint offers shares in Napa 2018 ‘collection’

Vint said yesterday (17 November) that it has launched a $142,000 collection of Napa Valley 2018 wines, offering a ‘$50-a-share buy-in’ for prospective investors. It’s the latest offering from the US-based start-up, which specialises in offering US Securities & Exchange Commission-qualified (SEC) shares in collections of leading wine names. Vint said the Napa collection includes Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 and Kapscandy’s Grand Vin State Lane Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, amo ...

Behind Rasteau’s renaissance plus 10 ‘new look’ bottles to seek out

Imagine you went to a restaurant and ordered what you thought was a modest Burgundy, but it tasted like a great Bordeaux. Would you be disappointed? Even if what I received was technically a better wine, I think I would be. After all, quality isn’t the overriding criteria when I select a bottle of wine to drink; most of all, I’m thirsting for a specific style. That’s why I’m sometimes wary when hearing about a change of direction in an appellation. Am I still going to find the wine I’m looking f ...