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Alto Adige, Terlano DOC
Region: Trentino-Alto Adige
Zone: Trentino DOC

Trentino Vino Santo DOC

Facts about this wine

Kind: Sweet wine
Taste: Sweet
Volume: Strong
Min. alcohol: 16%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 3 years
Storage potential: 6 years

Trentino Vino Santo DOC is a golden dessert wine made from the local Nosiola grape (85-100%) with the permitted addition of local white grapes (0-15%).

The vineyards are located in the municipalities of Arco, Calavino, Cavedine, Drena, Dro, Lasino, Nago-Torbole, Padergnone, Riva del Garda, Tenno and Vezzano.

Before pressing, the grapes are traditionally hung to dry on special racks (Arele), until they dry almost into raisins. Afterwards, they are pressed no later than February 1st of the year following the harvest.

Read more about the principles behind Vino Santo in the Italian Wine Guide Dictionary.

Trentino Vino Santo DOC is a golden yellow wine which turns to amber with age. The scent is inviting and balanced, fine and delicate, while the taste is pleasantly sweet, with hints of raisins.

The mandatory aging period is 3 years and the wine may be released onto the market only after November 1st of the 3rd year after the harvest.

The wine can be either enjoyed with dessert and pastries with or without cream, or simply during meditative moments.

Great dishes to have with Trentino Vino Santo DOC

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