Vernaccia di San Gimignano

  • Panizzi
  • Toscana, Italy

Method & Production

This wine has been produced ever since Panizzi's first harvest in 1989. Made from 95% Vernaccia and 5% Incrocio Manzoni grapes from four vineyards in San Gimignano; Larniano, Montagnana, Santa Margherita and Lazzeretto. The grapes are hand-harvested and softly pressed. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 19 degrees. After which the wine continues to mature in stainless steel on the lees for 5 months, before bottling and release.

Tasting notes

Bright, light straw color. Fragrant, fresh spring flowers on the nose and fresh fruit driven palate of green apple, pear, white peach and grapefruit. Dry and crisp with a slight bitterness to the finish which is typical of Vernaccia di San Gimignano.

Food matching

Works excellently as an aperitif or match with vegetable tempura, soup, fish or white meat dishes and fresh cheeses.