Brancaia IL BIANCO is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc with some Gewürztraminer and Sémillon. It is a fresh white wine with a fruity bouquet. Not having accomplished the malolactic fermentation, this wine shows a fresh acidity.
IGT Bianco Toscana
84% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Gewürztraminer, 8% Semillon
Vineyards and terroir
Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti
Vineyards elevation and exposure
230 - 400 mt a.s.l.; S-SO exp.
Castellina in Chianti: loamy; Radda in Chianti: medium textured with rocky skeleton
Climate and microclimate
Continental climate, with cold winters (temperatures below 0° C) and very hot summers.
Vinification and aging
25.08.09 - 04.09.09
Alcohol: 12,5%; total acidity: 5,4‰
Temperature of fermentation
Up to 18 days
5 months on the yeast, 1/3 in barrique, 2/3 in stainless steel tanks
a few months
First year of production
Up to 5 years
Aromas of white flower and exotic fruit.
Shellfish and fish, mushroom or seafood risotto, pasta and white meat.