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TOSCANA CLASSICA

Collegiata

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

Grapes
100% Vernaccia

Production area
San Gimignano, Tuscany

Altitude
150-350 m a.s.l.

Type of soil
Marlstone soil, with a high clay and yellow tufa sand content.

Alcohol
12.5 % vol.

Fermentation
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.

Aging
In steel with batonnage on fine lees.

Tasting notes
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.

Food pairings
White fish and meat; swordfish, pasta with seafood sauce, cheeses, rustic vegetable tarts.

Capacity
0,75 l

Awards and recognitions

Japan Wine Challenge 2019

Bronze Medal

Collegiata 2018

Luca Maroni - Annuario Dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2019

92 punti

Collegiata 2017

Wine Enthusiast 2018

87 points

Collegiata 2016

Wine Enthusiast 2017

87 points

Collegiata 2016

Decanter World Wine Awards 2014

Bronze Medal

Collegiata 2013

International Wine Challenge 2013

Silver Medal

Collegiata 2011

Gallery Collegiata

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