Vernaccia di San Gimignano D.O.C.G.

La Lastra

La Lastra

No Italian wine can boast a history that dates back centuries like Vernaccia di San Gimignano...

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Average Altitude of the vineyards: 260 mt a.s.l.
Type of soil: Pliocene medium clayey soil with calcareous sand intrusion
Yield per hectare: 70 Quintals
Thickness of plant: 2800 vinestocks/Ha on average
Growing system: guyot, spur-pruning system
Time of harvesting: between mid and end of September
Harvesting: selection of the grapes by hand picking only and handling of the bunches in 300kg tanks

Vinification: white winemaking, gentle pressing and cold pre-fermentation maceration
Type of fermentation tanks: Stainless steel tanks of small capacity
Fermentation Temperature: 16°C
Fermentation period: 15 days
Maturation: in steel
Time of bottling: from next March after harvesting
Refinement in bottle: at least 2 months
Aging Capacity: medium (2 - 4 years after harvesting)

Organoleptic properties  




Organoleptic properties

COLOUR: medium deep straw yellow

AROMA: complex bouquet featuring floral, citrus, tropical and mineral notes

FLAVOUR: of full structure, sapid, mineral, fresh and persistent

Serving temperature

Best enjoyed at a temperature of 16°C.

Wine and food matching

excellent with fish and white meat. Also suitable as an ape- ritif and with antipasti

Cellar life2 - 4 years after harvesting
TypeWhite Wine
Designation of originVernaccia di San Gimignano D.O.C.G.
VarietyVernaccia di San Gimignano
Alcohol Content13 %