Ostrea - Vernaccia di San Gimignano Selezione

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

It is the most representative wine of Mormoraia. The selected grapes come from the oldest vineyard of 40 years. It is the best expression of our terroir and of the the characteristics of Vernaccia

25.00 €

incl. VAT

Wine Production Area

Hills of the borough of San Gimignano – height 300 metres above sea level

Wine Grapes

Vernaccia di San Gimignano 100%

Typology of the soil

Pliocene origin, medium texture, widespread clayey soil partly loose with higher skeleton content

Growth and cultivation system

Spur-pruning – with 6-8 buds, density of 5.000 vines per hectare, yield no superior to 60 (quintal) grapes per hectare, green pruning, thinning and selection of grapes


Hand selection of slightly surmatured grapes and manual picking of them in small crates of 15/20Kg capacity, in order to preserve the integrity of the cluster until the transfer in the cellar. Before the pressing, the grapes get refrigerated at 4°C


Soft pressing of grapes and decanting of the must. Fermentation in French oak barrels of 2500L for about one month, to maintain the elegance and the nicety of the variety. Periodic bâtonnage are done to give wine structure and softness. Perfect for bottle ageing

Ageing and refining

At the end of the alcoholic fermentation period the wine remains in contact with its fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 12months. After bottling, the wine is refined for 3 months at least


Full straw yellow


Floral sensations, fruity and boisè well balanced


Good and balanced structure, persistent and elegant

Tasting temperature

10/12° C


Excellent with fish starters, shellfish, baked fish, white meat and delicate red meat