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Fattoria del Cerro
Manero Bianco di Toscana IGT

The name Manero is inspired by the story of a well-known clown, Manero, who relentlessly played practical jokes on the local vintner. One day, he decided to challenge the Vintner by promising to create a wine far superior to his. Not long after when a crowd gathered to taste the clown’s wine, the Vintner, astonished, could not help but proclaim: ”Anyone who can create a blend this fine has my deepest respects, Manero!” And so the wine MANERO was born.

Owner: Unipol Assicurazioni S.p.A.
Website: www.tenutedelcerro.it
Winemaker: Riccardo Cotarella
Type: White wine
Varietals: 80% Trebbiano 20% Chardonnay

Vineyard Location: Montepulciano
Orientation: South east
Elevation: 350 -450 m a.s.l.
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Vines/Acre: 3,300 (older vineyards); 5,000/Ha
Soil: Pliocene origin, with shells, stones, and some clay content

Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 15 days at 15 °C

Aging Process
4 months in stainless steel tanks of 50/100 Hl. 3 months in the bottle before the release.

Tasting Notes
Color: Pale yellow color with light green glints
Bouquet: Delicate fruity aroma with notes of golden apple, white plum, and green banana.
Flavor: The flavor is immediate, pleasant; it has a medium concentration, with a final pleasant acidulous sensation that facilitates drinking
Pairings: Fish appetizers, first courses of shellfish, steamed or grilled white fish.

Alcohol Content: 12%
Serving Temperature: Serve at 10°C in medium size wine glasses
Production: 55,000 bts