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Aia Vecchia Vermentino 2013

Aia Vecchia Vermentino 750ml 2013   
Sku: 1908513

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The Pellegrini family has been farming grapes in the hills of Bolgheri for four generations. Filippo and Alessandro Pellegrini, manage the estate and Nicola Scottini is the winemaker. 1998 it began releasing wine under its own label. Aia Vecchia is located deep in the Tuscan countryside between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci. This is an area where the favorable microclimate and ideally suited soils make possible the production of very high quality wines. The particular position of the vineyards provides the vines with both direct sunlight and sunlight reflected by the sea. This in general allows an early harvest. The property consists of 170 acres 118 are vineyards, 74 of which are under the Bolgheri DOC. Aia Vecchio focuses on Bordeaux varietals Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot which are used to produce Lagone and Sor Ugo. The Morellino di Scansano and Vermentino Maremma are produced in the Magliano estate in Toscana (Grosseto) and Orbetello (Grosseto) 44 acres are planted with Sangiovese, Merlot Viognier and Vermentino.

Tasting notes
A medium-bodied white offering fresh cut grass and grapefruit aromas that are balanced by lively acidity.

Technical notes
The wine was aged for four months in stainless steel and two months in bottle.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Toscano
Grape Varietal: Vermentino
Type: Still wine
 
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