Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

Production area

territory of the community of San Gimignano, in the province of Siena.

 

Vine varieties

Vernaccia di San Gimignano 90-100%, up to 10% of other non aromatic white grapes, recommended and acknowledged by the administrative department of the area of production.

 

Wine making

it is bound to take place within the production area designated by the authorities of the appellation. The yield of pressing must not exceed 70% of the total juice available from the grapes.

 

Chemical analysis

–   alcohol: 12%vol
–   total acidity: 5,5 – 6,5

 

Tasting characteristics

– sight: clear, straw-like yellow, turning to golden with ageing.  Good viscosity, producing tears on the surface of the glass.
– smell:  fine, intense and persistent; characteristical scent of almonds, combined with fresh and floral notes.
– taste: dry, well balanced, with fresh sensations and a good body, slightly bitter aftertaste.

 

Serving temperature

10 – 12 °C

 

To serve with

fine hors-d’oeuvres, white meats and fish-dishes.

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