“TROPÌE” Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, IL LEBBIO (2016) – Toscana
Grape : Vernaccia.
Of great historical tradition, coming from the homonymous vine cultivated in the area happily sun-exposed and strictly vinified in white, this Vernaccia is a soft straw with greenish reflections. Its scent is penetrating, fruity and floral and has a harmonious taste with a characteristic almond aftertaste, of good body Its perfume is fine and fruity, very harmonious with evidence of apricot, apple expanded by slight Floral references, plus the ones coming for years of maturation so expect to find jam, honey and noble spices. In the mouth is dry, rightly sour, medium-bodied with a slight and pleasant final bitter note. Stainless steel only.
Food pairing: excel with baked fish, white meat, rabbit with olives, carbonara pasta, pappardelle with porcini mushrooms. But remember that Vernaccia is one of the excellent white wines also with truffle-based dishes from a glorious risotto with truffles.