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Campo Pieve – Vernaccia di San Gimignano

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Campo Pieve – Vernaccia di San Gimignano

The Campo della Pieve vineyard is 1.5 hectares and lies just below the San Donato Parish which is where you will find our inn, Locanda dei Logi, just a short distance from San Gimignano. This single vineyard, 100% Vernaccia di Gimignano wine is a clean, crisp expression of place. Though it sits on lees for 18/20 months with periodic bâtonnage it retains a surprising freshness which overlays its elegant structure.

Appellation: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG

Type: White, dry

Varietal: 100% Vernaccia

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Color: Bright straw yellow
Bouquet: Complex and quite aromatic for Vernaccia, with notes of ripe yellow stone fruit, citrus, acacia, beeswax and flowers.
Taste: Juicy and well structured with orchard fruits, citrus zest and toasted almond notes with a salty minerality on the elegant finish.
Food Pairings: Fish or mushrooms risotto, Ribollita (Tuscan bean and vegetable soup with fresh onion and extra virgin olive oil), soft or semi-hard cheeses.
Serving Temperature: 12º C (54º F)
Alcohol:  13.5%

Vinyard Notes:
Elevation: 360-400 meters above sea level
Training System: Spurred cordon
Soil: The vineyards stand on soil composed of old Pliocene sands and clays. The result is a mixed composition soil that is deep and chalky.
Plants per hectare: 5500, yield per hectare: 55/60 hl/ha
Certification:  Organic

Winemaking Notes:
Harvest: Hand harvest takes place from the end of September or beginning of October.
Fermentation: Soft pressing of the grapes. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature.
Aging: Maturation on the fine lees takes place in cement vats with periodic bâtonnage for about 18/20 months