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.
Denomination IGT Bianco Toscana
Varieties 84% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Gewürztraminer, 8% Semillon
Vineyards and terroir
Vineyards location Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti
Vineyards elevation and exposure 230 - 400 mt a.s.l.; S-SO exp.
Soils 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
Harvest 20.08.11 - 24.08.11
Wine analysis Alcohol: 12,5%; total acidity: 5,75‰
Temperature of fermentation 20°
Must contact Up to 18 days
Maturing 5 months on the yeast, 1/3 in barrique, 2/3 in stainless steel tanks
Bottle ageing a few months
First year of production 2009
Ageing potential Up to 5 years
Sweet floral notes linger on the inviting finish.
Shellfish and fish, mushroom or seafood risotto, pasta and white meat.
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