Gavignano

I.G.T. Toscana

Production Area:

Amidst the hills of Pelago in the Chianti Rufina D.O.C.G. area, with a soil composition of marly, calcareous clay as typically found in the Arno valley east of Florence.

Aspect:

South-facing

Altitude:

200 / 350m above sea level

Harvest Period:

First half of September.

Serving Temperature:

12°C

Grape variety:

Chardonnay (90%), Sauvignon Blanc (10%).

Cultivation Method:

Spurred cordon

Maturation:

Three months in stainless steel.

Ageing Potential:

5 years

Vinification:

The grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (19/20°C) for 10 days.

Sensory Characteristics:

Appearance:

Pale straw yellow.

Aroma:

Delicate but persistent and intense, with notes of fruit.

Flavour:

Rich and dry; fine and elegant on the palate.

Accompaniments:

Well-suited to subtlely flavoured appetisers, seafood dishes and soups, and meat.

Data Analysis:

Alcohol:

Dry Extract:

13% vol.

Total Acidity:

6,00

21,00