Produced near the city of towers, from vines grown on gentle slopes at 250 metres above sea level, this wine is made from the native Vermentino variety. The grapes are picked early to maintain their delicate freshness.
Area of production: San Gimignano
Producer: Azienda Agricola San Benedetto
Grape varieties: Vermentino 100%
Vineyard exposure: north-west facing
Altitude: 250 metres above sea level
Soil type: loamy
Harvest period: 20th-30th September
Vinification: Vermentino grapes are pressed following a short maceration; the must is left to ferment at a low temperature and mature in its own yeasts.
Alcohol content: 13% abv
Appearance: straw yellow.
Nose: sage, basil, mint, apple, pear.
Palate: smooth, rounded with good acidity in balance.
Food pairing: ideal as an aperitif or with raw and marinated shellfish, grilled or baked fish, grilled squid or prawns, spaghetti or linguini with crab and other pasta dishes with seafood, pasta or gnocchi with pesto, spring and early summer vegetables such as asparagus, peas, beans, fennel, artichokes.
Serving temperature: 8 - 10 °C.Enquire Now View Producer