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Cantine Bruni
Plinio Vermentino Maremma Toscana DOC
Toscana

Bruni winery can be considered a pioneer in the production of Vermentino, which started in 1982. The name Plinio is to honor the memory of Plinio the Old, who wrote the first manual about viticulture called “Le Georgiche”. Plinio the Old died during the Vesuvio eruption in 79 A.D. in Pompei.


Owner: Bruni Family
Website: www.aziendabruni.it
Winemaker: Marco Bruni
Type: White wine
Varietals: 85% Vermentino, 15% Viogner

Vineyard Location: Vermentino Maremma Toscana DOC
Orientation: East West
Elevation: 50 - 80 m asl
Vines Planted: 1996 - 2004
Trellising: Bilateral spurred cordon
Vines/Acre: 4,700/Ha
Soil: Medium texture, clay

Vinification
Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks (15 days at 16-18 °C).

Aging Process
4 months sur lie in stainless steel, plus two months in the bottle before the realease

Tasting Notes
Color: Straw yellow with greenish highlights
Bouquet: The bouquet is intense, flowery and fruity with notes of exotic fruits and typical hints of this grape variety, like peach, herbs and wildflowers
Flavor: On the palate it is fresh, full, harmonic, with a long mineral finish
Pairings: Excellent with seafood dishes and antipasti, with lobster and other shellfish.

Alcohol Content: 12.5%
Residual Sugar: 3 g/L
Serving Temperature: 48-51°F
Production: 80, 000 bts