Cecchi Castello Montauto Vernaccia di San Gimignano 2003

White Blends from Tuscany, Italy

$12.29
Item No. 89862
  • white wine
  • W&S87
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Winemaker's Notes

Vernaccia is characterized by a light straw color which tends to become golden with aging. Its fine persistent aroma has a fresh and harmonious balance with a light aftertaste reminiscent of bitter almonds, ample and well structured. It is ideally paired to fish dishes, even elaborate ones, and because of its full body it also pairs very well with meat and salamis.

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In 1893, after several years of experience as an assistant in the cellars of the most famous commercial vineyards in the area, Luigi Cecchi set up his own business as a wine taster and broker. His efforts were soon rewarded with success, extending beyond the region of Siena. Over the years, Luigi's other three sons, Mariano, Natale and Francesco started working with their father,...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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