Manufacturer: Guado Al Tasso
Type: White Wine
Grapes: 100% Vermentino
Alcohol content: 13%
Production Zone: Bolgheri - Tuscany
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Serving suggestions: Excellent as an aperitif, it goes well with fried foods of all kinds. Perfect with a shrimp tempura.
Colour: Straw yellow with greenish hues.
Nose: The nose is fresh and intense aroma with hints that lead to citrus and floral.
Taste: It has a fruity taste, well supported by acidity and mineral component that make it tasty and persistent.
The year 2015 was characterized by abundant rainfall during the winter and a dry, mild spring. Budding, well ahead compared to last year, it was followed by an equally early flowering time. The first part of the summer has seen a major rise in temperatures, with the consequent need to practice emergency irrigation in some areas. Precipitation and lower temperatures in the second half of August, have re-established the optimal conditions for the plant, which has been able to continue its growth cycle, accumulate sugars and synthesize aromatic substances. The gathering took place in September.
Each vineyard parcel was harvested separately, depending on the level of maturation of the grapes, in order to create a wide choice of Vermentino lots with different flavors and fragrances, which are derived directly from their origin Upon arrival at the winery, the grapes They were de-stemmed, crushed and gently pressed. The must was transferred to stainless steel tanks where alcoholic fermentation took place at a temperature of 16 ° C. The various lots were thoroughly and systematically evaluated after one month from the fermentation; those selected for the final blend were assembled for bottling, which took place in the month of January 2016.
The first vintage of Vermentino produced in Tenuta Guado al Tasso was the 1996. The estate is located about 80 kilometers south-west of Florence near the medieval village of Bolgheri, in Maremma, its grounds cover about 1,000 hectares from coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the hills. In addition to the main crop in the vineyards they will also grow wheat, corn, sunflowers and olive trees.