Vernaccia di San Gimignano Selvabianca – IL COLOMBAIO DI SANTA CHIARA

IL COLOMBAIO DI SANTA CHIARA producer’s sheet

 

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General informations

  • Denomination: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

  • Grape variety: 100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano

  • Bottles produced: 40000

Vigneto

  • Agricolture: Organic farming certification

  • Soil composition: The vineyards stand on soil of mixed origin and composition. Sandy soil rich in stone and fossils, and deep soil with mixed consistency and pebbles

  • Elevation: 250-360 meters above sea level

  • Density of plants per hectare: 5500

  • Yield per hectare: 55/60 hl/ha

  • Cultivation system: Spurred cordon

  • First year: 2003

  • Grape harvest: Hand harvest takes place from the third decade of September

Wine processing

  • Vinification: Soft pressing of the grapes. Fermentation at a controlled temperature in cement vats and stainless steel tanks. The wine is left on the lees until the beginning of March.

Characteristic

  • Color: Straw-coloured with green hues.

  • Bouquet: A clear perfume with notes of white fruit, apple, lime, lily of the valley, and thyme lemon.

  • Taste: On the palate it is intense, vibrating and fresh, with a decisive sapid flavour. The aftertaste is long and persistent.

  • Pairing: Fresh pasta with white meat sauce, mixed fried fish or meat, roast chicken with potatoes

  • Serving temperature: 12°C

Analytical data

  • Alcohol: 13% vol

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