|Appellation||Chianti Classico DOC|
|Grape Variety||65% Malvasia, 35% Trebbiano|
|Media Score||Stephen Tanzer-94 Wine Spectator-95|
A fine balance between oxidation and sweet caramel and fig paste flavors gives this Vin Santo much appeal. Complex and supple in texture, with elements of honey and roasted walnut on the long, satisfying finish.
The owner, Paolo de Marchi, is one of Italy's most respected winemarkers, and his reputation has been established here in the heart of Chianti Classico, just north of the village of Castellina, since the 1960's. The wine of Isole e Olena have led the renaissance of this famous appelationm and are sought after arounf the world.