Denomination: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
Production zone: San Gimignano district
Grape variety: Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Soil composition: Pliocene ochreous sands and calcareous concretions
Training and cultivation system: Guyot and spurred cordon. Total grassind,green harvests, meticulous manual selection of the ripest, best exposed bunches
Densityà: 4.600 vines/ha
Production of wine per ha: 45 hl
Altitude: 210/280 m above sea level
Microclimate: damp in winter and spring, hot and dry in summer
Vinification: direct pressing of the grapes into pneumatic press.Controlled fermentation in new barrels with continuous “batonage”. It matures in the bottle for at least 4 months.
Colour: pale straw yellow with greenish hues, tending towards golden with agepale yellow with greenish hues
Bouquet: expansive, fine, fruity and penetrating
Flavours: dry, full, velvety with scents of ripe fruit, vanilla and peach kernel
Alcohol content: 13,5°
Service temperature: 10/11° C
Serving suggestions: excellent with seafood hors d’oeurves, medium-mature cheeses, shellfish and baked fish.
Packing: cardboard box containing six or twelve 0.750-litre bottles pace vertically.