Il Convento Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2019

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The wine Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG has a straw yellow color with golden high lights. In the nose fruity and harmonieus. The palate presents balanced and a slightly almond aftertaste.

One of my favorite white wines!

Description

Il Convento is a line of wines from the winery Gattavecchi in Montepulciano. Montepulciano is a medieval and renaissance hill town in southern Tuscany.

The name ‘’Il Convento’’ refers to the former monastery of the Santa Maria dei Servi church. The monastery was built in the 13th century by the ‘’Padri Serviti’’ who have lived here until the 19th century.

The Gattavecchi family bought the monastery in 1958. In the underground caves the wines rest for more than two years.

Soil
The vineyards are in San Gimignano Tuscany. The soil is composed of yellow sand and clay. Vernaccia is one of the oldest grape varieties in Italy.

Characteristics
The wine Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG has a straw yellow color with golden high lights. In the nose fruity and harmonieus. The palate presents balanced and a slightly almond aftertaste, typical of the vine.

The Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG was the favorite white wine of Michelangelo.

Enjoy this wine!

Additional information

Weight1.2 kg
Description

100% Vernaccia grapes.

Gentle pressing and alcoholic fermentation with a temperature that never exceeds 18ºC. Wine aging in stainless steel up to 6 months. The wine is ready to be bottled.

Wine & Food

Antipasto, different kinds of cheeses, appetizer, spaghetti vongole, chicken- turkey dishes, fish, anchovies, sardines.

Specifications

Appellation: DOCG
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Content: 750 ml
How to serve: 10-12˚C
Alcohol content: 13,5%

How to keep

This wine is best drunk young. The most ideal place for a bottle of white wine is dark, cool, and slightly humid, which makes your basement the perfect place for storage.

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