The Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a white wine produced in a small area of ​​Tuscany between Siena, Pisa and Florence, coinciding with the municipality of San Gimignano, known and appreciated all over the world. It is controlled and guaranteed by the Controlled and Warranted Designations of Origin (DOCG) label and was the first Italian wine to receive the Controlled Designation of Origin (DOC) label in 1966 and DOCG certification in 1993.

Appellation: Vernaccia di San Gimignano (D.O.C.G.)

Production Area: Località Fugnano (San Gimignano)

Grape and percentage: 100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Kind of farming: Cordone speronato

Density: 4400 understock (per ha)

Soil typology: Yellow sand, clay mixed with cobblestone

Altitude: 270 mt above sea level

Yield each hectare: 60 hl

Microclimate: Typical mediterranean climate with rainfall in April, May and November; temperature between -5°C +37°C

Production technique: Grapes are picked up by heand in ending September (from 15 - 30), soft wine pressing, separation from skins, controlled temperature fermentation, in inox steel tanks

Organoleptic features: Colour: straw yellow with golden tints, fairly good intensity, delicate, fruity, floral, aromatic and tasty

Coupling: Excellent with starters, white meat and fish

Serving temperature: 10°/12°C