“ROXANNE” BIANCO TOSCANA
95% Vermentino, 5% Viognier
“Il Palagio is like stepping into a painting. And one of my favorite places on Earth. I hope you fall in love with it as much as I have.” – Sting
Villa Il Palagio estate lies amid the rolling hills of the lush, fertile Tuscan countryside south of Florence. The private home of Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, this truly remarkable sixteenth-century estate has been totally renovated and includes: 65 acres of vineyards, 8,000 olive trees and 80 bee colonies amongst numerous other agricultural endeavors. All wines produced at Il Palagio are organic and certified by BioAgricert.
Roxanne... wife of Alexander the Great, Cyrano de Bergerac’s unrequited love and the eponymous subject of one of Sting’s earliest and most famous songs. And now a delicious Toscana IGT, joining the portfolio of widely acclaimed wines produced at Il Palagio.Winemaking & Vintage Notes
Hand-harvested between August 15th and September 10th. Fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, and aged for five months.Tasting Notes
Straw yellow with greenish reflections. Delicate profile, floral with notes of citrus, a hint of pineapple and banana. Fresh taste, pleasantly acidic with a long finish.
This light, refreshing Bianco Toscana is a versatile and very drinkable wine to complement many dishes and to capture the heart. Ideal as an aperitif or to accompany fish and vegetables.