Vin Santo Harvest This Week And Its Special Mats And Casks (Caratelli)

On Monday, we have begun the harvest of the Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes that we utilize for the production of the Vin Santo Sant'Antimo DOC.

Drying grapes vin santo
The grapes are distributed on straw mats to dry so as to increase the sugar concentration.

Caratelli vin santo
The Vin Santo ages, then, for 5-8 years in casks called "caratelli" which are 100 liters in volume.

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