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Vin Santo

Bruce Sanderson
Issue: October 31, 2002


Capezzana Vin Santo Del Carmignano Riserva 1996 90 Points, $26/375ml Technique: Dried Grapes Italy's "holy wine," vin santo is a classic dried grape wine. It comes in many styles, from dry to sweet. Trebbiano and Malvasia are the primary grapes used, although it is so much an artisanal wine -- made for centuries in wineries in many different regions -- that other grape varieties often come into the mix.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2002.

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