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Il Ginestraio

Il Ginestraio

IGT TOSCANA BIANCO

 

An elegant, floral-scented white made with Chardonnay and Viognier grapes, aged in oak barrels for 4 months and a further 4 in the bottle. This wine’s unique character makes for some unusual pairings.

 

Grape variety: Chardonnay and Viognier
Soil: sandy (90%), very light colour, shallow.
Vine density: 5,000 plants per hectare
Training system: spurred cordon trained 80 cm from ground.
Yield per hectare: 65 quintals

 

Wine making method

Grapes are hand-picked and transported in bins to the cellar. After careful selection they are de-stemmed and pressed. Must is clarified and fermentation takes place at 15-16°C. A part of the wine is put in 5 hl barrels where it ages for 4 months with daily bâtonnage.
Bottles produced: 10,000 per year.

 

Tasting notes

Deep yellow colour with bright gold and green nuances. Very fruity on the nose with peach, apricot and linden and acacia floral notes. Very soft, good structure and medium body in the mouth with fresh fruit and woody notes. A fresh, clean finish with good persistence.

 

FOOD PAIRINGS

It goes well with pasta dressed with oil and cheese or a light tomato sauce, San Miniato white truffle, elaborate fish dishes and medium mature cheeses.

Usiglian del Vescovo - Societa' agricola

Usiglian del Vescovo - Uomini e Aziende in onda su RTV 38

Societa' Agricola Usiglian del Vescovo S.r.l
Locatita' Usigliano
56036 Palaia (PI)
Tel. +39 0587 622138
Fax: +39 0587 629795
P.Iva: 01875750505

Monday to Friday8am to 11pm

Saturday and Sunday
on Reservation

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