ISOLA BIANCA VERNACCIA DI SAN GIMIGNANO DOCG
100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano
Past, present and future come together at Teruzzi - a state-of-the-art winery dedicated to exploring the most innovative solutions to produce high quality wines while respecting the local heritage and ancient history of Tuscany’s great winemaking tradition. Teruzzi epitomizes the vision of the Moretti family – a commitment to advancing estates with a strong place of origin, heritage, nobility and personality, like that of San Gimignano - a true medieval jewel, and its most precious resource - Vernaccia.
Teruzzi owns the largest expanse planted with Vernaccia. The estate stretches over 180 hectares – 94 under vines, of which, 60 hectares are under Vernaccia vines. Grouped into four large areas – Casetta, Racciano, Montegonfoli and Ponte Rondolino, in the municipality of San Gimignano, with an additional 16 hectares in Suvereto – the Teruzzi properties benefit from a variety of soils, altitudes, gradients and microclimates influenced by their close proximity to the Tyrrhenian sea.TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
A perfect blend of Teruzzi’s vines, with grapes from both the Racciano and Ponte Rondolino locations, where deep soils of Pliocene origin show the presence of clay.WINEMAKING
Grape skin maceration in press for one night, with soft pressing the day after the harvest, cold settling of the must, and alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 16°C in stainless steel. 4 - 5 months in stainless steel at controlled temperature.TASTING NOTES
Balanced, with elegant tones, this wine has fruited and mineral notes typical of this variety. The taste is pleasant and complex, with an excellent balance between acidity, structure and persistency, and in which alternating floral and citrus notes highlight the most authentic qualities of this variety. A note of almond gives this wine a characteristic finish.