Vermentino Maremma Toscana DOC BRUT “SAN RABANO”
Category: Central Italy |
| Winery: Vignaioli del Morellino di Scansano
GRAPE: Vermentino 85%, Chardonnay 15%
SOIL: Sandy and rich of silt
COLOR: luminous straw yellow with fine and persistent bubbles
NOSE: Very pleasant nose with notes of acacia, broom, plums, apple.
TASTE: The palate stands out thanks to sapidity and freshness,
enriched by the bubbles. Long, fruity and floral finish.
Fermentation: harvest and preservation of the grapes with carbonic snow. Low temperature pressing in inert atmosphere; fermentation of the prime must at controlled temperature (max 16°C). Fermentation in steel, for the Vermentino, in new barriques for the Chardonnay.
Aging: after the maturation on the lees for at least 6 months, the wine obtained from the blend of the two grapes undergoes a secondary fermentation in 50 hl pressurized steel tanks at 14°C for around 5 months.
Refining: around 6 months after the beginning of the secondary fermentation.
Food pairing: it can be enjoyed as an aperitif, with vegetable and fish starters, including fried, and first courses with fish or vegetable sauces.