|Grape/Varietal : Vermentino, Trebbiano, Malvasia, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc||Color : White|
|Origin : Italy||Bottle Size : 75cl|
|Region : Tuscany||ABV : 13%|
|Vintage : 2016||Natural Factor: Demeter, Vegan|
The story Tenuta di Valgiano started in 1992 when the ancient but disused estate was purchased by Moreno Petrini and his wife Laura. The estate is some 40 hectares with 16 under vines and Laura now produces just 3 wines, two red and a white from a mixture of local grapes, Sangiovese, Cannaiolo, Trebbiano and Malvasia, and some small plantings of international varieties like Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The farm is worked according to natural principles, organic and non-interventionist with certain processes following the biodynamic character. The farm has started to produce fruit of outstanding quality, thanks to the age of the vines and benefit of natural farming on excellent terroir - sandstone bedrock with calcareous, marl and limestone - and the results are evident in the bottles. These are wines with grace and poise, from a lesser known corner of Tuscany but a region producing wine every bit as serious as its more illustrious neighbours.
This blend of Vermentino, Trebbiano, Malvasia, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc breaks boundaries for a region dominant with one grape variety. Ten per cent of the Vermentino is fermented in barriques and the remainder in stainless steel at 10° C to preserve the intense and fruity aroma with a hint of pink grapefruit and lytchees. It is pleasantly fresh on the palate and the acidity is balanced by considerable body. A warm but harmonious wine with ample aftertaste. A structured white in Mediterranean style, but with aromatic dignity and exceptional quality.
Pairs Well With:
Cabaret Nocturne - Blood Walk