Fresh and vibrant with ripe citrus, white floral and lightly salted aromas and flavours.
Poggiotondo are a great organic estate in Tuscany. A fresh and vibrant Tuscan white, with ripe citrus, white floral and lightly salted aromas and flavours. Grapes sourced from organic vineyards. Perfect summer drinking.
Region/Country: Tuscany, Italy
Grape/s: Vermentino, Ansonica
Production Method: Organic farming. Fermentation in stainless steel followed by maturation with fine lees contact
Style: Floral aromatics and salty, citrus fruit flavours. Light to medium bodied
Pairing Suggestion: Seafood, salads, aperitif style
Profile: At home on the coast, capable of producing lively, salty wines, often with a light sparkle owing to winemaking practices. Vermentino is also known as Pigato in Liguria, Favorita in Piedmont and Rolle in Southern France. The fruit profile tends toward lemon citrus, and the best wines have a light Mediterranean herbal edge to add complexity, and are incredibly moreish. The perfect foil to any coastal cuisine.
Classic Regions: Sardinia, Liguria, Piedmont, Tuscany (Italy), Southern Rhone, Languedoc (France), McLaren Vale, Riverland (Australia)
Alberto Antonini's Poggiotondo estate is situated in the hills to the north-west of Empoli in western Tuscany. These hills are south and south-west facing, and are planted primarily with Sangiovese. The estate has been certified organic since the 2014 vintage.