Basic Information

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.

Denomination IGT Bianco Toscana
Varieties 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Gewürztraminer & Semillon, 5% Viognier
Vineyards and terroir
Vineyards location 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.
Soils 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
Harvest 31.08.15 - 01.09.15
Wine analysis Alcohol: 12,5%; total acidity: 5,30‰
Temperature of fermentation 16°
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
Tasting notes
Tasting note

A savory white with dried fruits, flowers and spices. Lots of pineapple and pear character. Fresh with medium body. Fruity finish.

Perfect with

Shellfish and fish, mushroom or seafood risotto, pasta and white meat.

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