Venere Tuscan White Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica

Venere | Tuscan White Wine Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Grape variety
Tuscan Trebbiano, Tuscan Malvasia, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc
About 2 hectares with Southern exposure
Planting density: 3 x 0.8
Spur-trained system
Age of grapevines: from 12 to 26 years
Mainly consisting of marl
Elevation: 300 m.a.s.l.
Grape harvest
Around mid-September depending on the ripening season (Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc about 15 days earlier)
6000 kg grapes / Ha
After removing stalks, maceration in contact with skins lasts for one night at low temperatures; then wine is racked and pressed for fermentation in controlled-temperature stainless steel vats.
Alcoholic fermentation
In temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks (max 20°C) by using the best and most selected natural yeasts
In stainless steel vats for 3-4 months
In March–April
6 months in bottles stored in the wine storage area of the winery
Annual production
2,000 bottles on average
Organoleptic properties
Colour: pale straw with green tinges
Bouquet: delicate, floral with aromas of "white" fruits
Flavour: fresh, soft and persistent finish and flavour
Ideally served with mixed appetizers of toasted bread with toppings and cold cuts, first courses, light meat, fish and young or mid-aged cheese.
Service temperature: 6°-8°C.