Vernaccia di San Gimignano

  • Grape
  • vern-nah-chah

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.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Yellow Apple

  • Unripe Peach

  • Lemon

  • Almond

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability1-3 years
  • Avg Price $14.00

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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