Vernaccia di S.Gimignano


AREA OF ORIGIN: Tuscany, province of Siena (municipality of San Gimignano).
PEDOCLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT: Hilly areas not exceeding an elevation of 500 metres and soil of Pliocene origin made of yellow sand (tufa) and Pliocene clay.
GRAPE VARIETIES: 90-100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano, 10% other authorised white grape varieties may be added.
COLOUR: Light straw yellow verging on golden when aged.
CHARACTERISTICS: This wine has a subtle aroma, and an intense, dry and well-balanced flavour with a characteristic slightly bitter aftertaste.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: This wine is a suitable accompaniment to fish dishes, fresh cheeses and delicate soups.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Serve at a temperature of 10°-12° C.
WINEMAKING: In white, at a controlled temperature of 16°-18° C in stainless steel tanks.
BOTTLE: Bordeaux 750 ml
CAPSULE: Purple P.V.C. with side writing