Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva

Technical Data Sheet

  • Classification: Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva DOCG
  • Year: 2014
  • Production area: San Gimignano
  • Grapes: 100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano
  • Age of vineyards: 20 years old
  • Altitude: 280 – 320 mt s.l.m.
  • Training system: spurred cordon
  • Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare
  • Production per plant: 1.5 kg
  • Method of harvest: manual with selection of grapes in the cellar
  • Winemaking: maceration at low temperature of the grapes, settling of must after destemming and gentle pressing, inoculation with selected yeasts when clear, fermentation with temperature-controlled steel tanks and other 18 months aging in wood barrel
  • Bottle aging: at least 6 months
  • Alcohol content: 13.5% Vol.
  • Color: straw yellow, brilliant with pale greenish
  • Nose: big and exuberant on the nose, aromas of linden flowers, notes of white peach, honey, light hints of vanilla and citrus
  • Palate: soft and wide but not excessive, right balance between acidity, flavor and volume
  • Ideal serving temperature: 12 – 14° C
  • Pairings: it goes with energy raw seafood and earth, light frying, soups, pasta dishes and meat not particularly tasty, medium-aged cheeses
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