Brancaia IL BIANCO is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc with some Viognier, 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
90% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Gewürztraminer & Semillon, 5% Viognier
Vineyards and terroir
Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Maremma.
Vineyards elevation and exposure
Chianti: 230 - 400 mt a.s.l.; S-SW exp; Maremma: 75-175 mt a.s.l.; W-SW exp.
Castellina in Chianti: loamy; Radda in Chianti: medium textured with rocky skeleton; Maremma: sandy loamy, with two-thirds sand and one-third silt and clay.
Climate and microclimate
Chianti: continental climate, with cold winters (temperatures below 0° C) and very hot summers. Maremma: mediterranean climate with very hot summers and very mild winters.
Vinification and aging
31.08.15 - 01.09.15
Alcohol: 12,5%; total acidity: 5,30‰
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
A savory white with dried fruits, flowers and spices. Lots of pineapple and pear character. Fresh with medium body. Fruity finish.
Shellfish and fish, mushroom or seafood risotto, pasta and white meat.