Fontodi "Meriggio" Sauvignon Blanc 2023 (Tuscany, Italy) 750 ml

Fontodi "Meriggio" Sauvignon Blanc 2023
(Tuscany, Italy) 750 ml

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About the Wine:
Apart from "Queen Sangiovese", the autochthonous grape variety of the Chianti Classico par excellence, other grapes grow and prosper at Fontodi. For example the international varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah or Sauvignon Blanc. And from these latter Sauvignon Blanc grapes is produced at Fontodi one of the rare white wines from the Conca d’Oro - the golden valley of Panzano in Chianti. Merrigio Colli Toscana Centrale IGT is made of 100% Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes come from the vineyards near Villa La Rota. After harvesting, the grapes are ripened at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks for six months.

Technical Information:
Grapes:  Sauvignon Blanc
Vineyards: La Rota
Density: 4.000 and 6.000 vines per hectar
Training system: Guyot
Fermentation and maceration: In stainless steel tanks, temperature-controlled and matured on lees for 6 months
Average production in bottles: 8,000

Ratings & Reviews

Vinous Media (2022 Vintage):The 2022 Meriggio, mostly Sauvignon Blanc, with a touch of Trebbiano, is a tasty, aperitif-styled white to drink now and over next year or two, while citrus and floral notes remain vibrant.” – Antonio Galloni (Aug 2023)