Vernaccia di San Gimignano


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Hailing from Tuscany, this white grape is also the varietal in the Tuscan regional wine with the same name. Wines are bright, citrusy and crisp, and lend a slight bitter note on the finish.

Primary Flavours

  • Yellow Apple
  • Underripe Pear
  • Lemon
  • Almond
  • Saline

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

Pair this with white meats or fish, as well as herbed and savoury sauces to bring out the herbal notes.

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