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Vermentino Toscana IGT 2017

£13.03 WAS £14.48

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

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

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.

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