[ Intense / Fragrant / Rich ]
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
It is produced in the vineyards surrounding the medieval village of San Gimignano and it is without any doubt the most important white Tuscan wine. It has a light yellow colour, a fresh and firm taste with fruity aromas and a nice bitter-hint end.
Wine data sheet
San Gimignano, Tuscany
150-350 m a.s.l.
Type of soil
Marlstone soil, with a high clay and yellow tufa sand content.
12.5 % vol.
Vinification without skins, with special attention paid to oxidation and the clarifying of the must for basic wine production. The grapes are destemmed and pressed with a pneumatic press, saturating them with inert gases. Fermentation occurs at a controlled temperature of 14-18°C with selected yeast for approximately 15-18 days.
In steel with batonnage on fine lees.
It is a clear pale yellow in colour. The bouquet is intense, with hints of yellow-flesh fruit, peach and sweet citrus fruit. It is nippy and taut on the palate, wonderfully fresh and savoury, with a delicious, citrus end note.
White fish and meat; swordfish, pasta with seafood sauce, cheeses, rustic vegetable tarts.
Awards and recognitions
Japan Wine Challenge 2019
Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2019
Wine Enthusiast 2018
Wine Enthusiast 2017
Decanter World Wine Awards 2014
International Wine Challenge 2013
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