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Costa Toscana IGt Gorgona 2020 Frescobaldi 75 cl

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Frescobaldi Gorgona Bianco 2020 75 cl is a white wine produced by the Frescobaldi family from the island of Gorgona.

Why buy it?

Project born in 2012, this wine is the result of a collaboration between the island-penitentiary of Gorgona and Frescobaldi. The result is a “Mediterranean” wine for its flavors.

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History

The history of the Frescobaldi family in Tuscany is often the history of Tuscany itself; tradition and roots go back as far as 1300, when Dino Frescobaldi, Dante Alighieri’s poet friend, gave him back the first seven cantos of the Divine Comedy, thus allowing him to complete the work. More or less in the same period the family acquires some estates in Chianti starting to produce and market wine. Many centuries later, around 1855, it was they who planted some international vines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay right here in Tuscany. 1900 was a century of great revolution for Italian agriculture and consequently also for the company; production methods were innovated and new possessions were acquired thanks to the wise guidance of Vittorio, Ferdinando and Leonardo Frescobaldi. Today the baton has passed to Lamberto Frescobaldi, a member of the thirtieth generation of the family, who, thanks to the knowledge acquired, manages the family assets. Castello di Pomino dates back to the 1500s and stands at an altitude of 500-700 m a.s.l., a height which is usually difficult to find in the hills of central Tuscany and which allows strong day-night temperature variations suitable for the cultivation of white grape varieties and Pinot noir.

Grapes used

Vermentino

Ansonica

Production method

Malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels, of which 20% new and the remainder second passage, and consequent aging for 24 months.

Alcohol content

12.5%

Tasting notes

Straw yellow color with golden reflections. Broad and complex bouquet on the nose, with Mediterranean flowers and fruits such as helichrysum, mastic and juniper combined with broom and hawthorn. Citrus fruits such as grapefruit and citron also emerge. On the palate the balance between acidity and sapidity is evident, due to the proximity to the sea, soft entrance and persistent and elegant finish.

Possible combinations

Perfect pairings with fish and shellfish dishes.

Additional information

Weight 1,5 kg

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