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Variety composition: 100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
Denomination: Vernaccia di San Gimignano D.O.C.G ..
Alcoholic strength: 13% vol.
Cultivation: certified organic.
Soil: the vineyards from which the grapes for this wine come are located in soils of different origins and structures. It passes by land
sandy rich in skeleton and fossils with deep soils of medium texture with the presence of pebbles.
Altitude: 250-360 m a.s.l.
Training system: spurred cordon.
Vines density per hectare: 5.500.
Wine yield: 55/60 hl / ha.
Number of bottles: 40,000.
Harvest: carried out by hand starting from the third decade of September. Selection and hand picking of the grapes.
Vinification: soft pressing of the whole grapes. Fermentation at controlled temperature in concrete and stainless steel vats. It remains on the noble lees until the beginning of March.
First vintage produced: 2003.
Serving temperature: 12 ° C.
Color: straw yellow
Observations: with greenish reflections.
Complexity: moderately complex
Description: floral, fruity and mineral
Observations: the sample opens with notes of fresh wild flowers, followed by a scent of hints of yellow-fleshed fruits such as apple, nectarine peach and lime, mineral note of flint; delicately bitter almond finish.
Taste – olfactory examination
Polyalcohols: moderately smooth
Acids: moderately fresh
Tannins: – – –
Balance: moderately balanced
Length: moderately long
State of Evolution: ready
Harmony: moderately harmonious
Pairing: pasta with white fish.
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Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara
Loc. San Donato, 1
53037 San Gimignano (Siena) ITALY
Phone +39 0577 942004