Castello di Pomino Bianco 2018

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Pomino Bianco comes from one of Tuscany's most renowned areas for the production of high-quality wine; it is made from Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco grapes, which are aged in French barriques for a few months before bottling. The wine is floral with exotic hints on the nose, with a mouth-filling mineral-flavoured palate.

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Castello di Pomino, designed by Florentine architect Gherardo Silvani, houses the estate winemaking cellars.

Recognised in 1716 by Cosimo III de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, for the excellence of its wines, Pomino vaunts an environment unique for Tuscany: a perfectly-balanced ecosystem of vineyards, fir forest, chestnut trees, and olive groves. The estate covers 1,458 hectares lying along the wooded slopes of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, with 108 hectares in vineyards, at elevations ranging from 300 to 750 metres. The Frescobaldis were the first in Tuscany to cultivate international varieties, planting Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and Pinot Grigio. Sangiovese is also grown at lower elevations. Thanks to slightly acidic soils and the dry, cool weather of these more northerly areas, these vineyards yield highly aromatic wines of striking finesse and distinctiveness.

The unique qualities of this local terroir and the long history of its international varieties, have won for Pomino official approval of Pomino Bianco and Rosso DOC.

 
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RRP £16.99
Vintage 2018
Alcoholic strength 12.5%
Serve with As an aperitif, or with vegetarian antipasti
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Subregion Pomino
Grapes Chardonnay & Pinot Bianco
Dry/Sweet value 2
Contains sulphites Yes
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Milk No
Eggs No
Organic No
Biodynamic No

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