Suavis - Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita

Vernaccia is the typical wine from San Gimignano, this wine is made unique by his sapidity and his acidity that make it pleasantly harmonic

19.00 €

incl. VAT

21.00 €

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

Growth and cultivation system

Spur-pruning - with 8-10 buds, density of 5.000 vines per hectare, yield no superior to 80 (quintal) per hectare, green pruning, selection of grapes

Harvest

Manual, in small crates of 15/20 Kg capacity, in order to preserve the integrity of the cluster until the transfer in the cellar. Before the pressing the grapes get refrigerated in the refrigerating room at 4°C for 24 hours

Vinification

Soft pressing of grapes, fermentation at controlled temperature of 18-20°C for about one month in stainless steel tanks

Ageing and refining

At the end of the alcoholic fermentation period, the wine remains in contact with its fine lees in steel tanks for about 4 months. After bottling, the wine it is refined for 1 month at least. Perfect for bottle ageing

Color

Straw yellow

Perfume

Fruity, vivacious with a touch of hawthorn and apple

Flavour

Balanced, harmonic, persistent, the acidity is nicely crisp

Tasting temperature

8/10° C

Pairing

Aperitifs, but also with starters, fish, shellfish, white meat and young cheeses

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