Tenuta Montecchiesi Vermentino Chardonnay Toscana IGT
60% Vermentino and 40% Chardonnay. Tenuta Montecchiesi Vermentino Chardonnay Toscana IGT is intense straw yellow, with gold highlights. A generous bouquet marries notes of Mediterranean hawthorn blossom and rosemary to crisper impressions of mandarin orange and pencil lead. On the palate, it exhibits stylish grace and superb balance, concluding with a finish marked by ripe fruit and a tangy vein of mineral.
Grapes: 60% Vermentino and 40% Chardonnay
Vineyards: The vineyards lie in the Montecchio area of Cortona, in Tuscany
Altitude: 270 meters above sea level
Soil: Clay and rock
Vine Training: Spurred cordon
Time of Harvest: Mid-September
Vine Density: 4,000-5,000 vines/ha
Total Production: 80,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The clusters hand-harvested before gentle pressing. The must uses gravity-settling for clarity. After inoculation with cultured yeasts, the must ferments in temperature controlled stainless-steel tanks.
Aging Process: The wine ages a minimum of three months in steel, with bâttonage of the fine lees once per week, then aging in the bottle for a minimum of 45 days.
Alcohol Content: 13.00%
|Dimensions||13.4 × 10.2 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case