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Monterufoli
Pian di Seta Vermentino di Toscana IGT
Toscana

Monterufoli winery is part of Tenute del Cerro SpA, the Wine Company of Gruppo Unipol, one the biggest European Insurance Company. Tenute del Cerro represents today the fulfillment of a great wine project, which considers agriculture in its best meaning, with a great focus on nature and on its best local expressions. The winery is located in province of Pisa in a wonderful location, close to the Tyrrhenian coast and the Monterufoli’s Natural Reserve.


Owner: Unipol Assicurazioni S.p.a.
Website: www.tenutedelcerro.it
Winemaker: Riccardo Cotarella
Type: White wine
Varietals: 100% Vermentino

Orientation: South - South west
Elevation: 150 -350 m a.s.l.
Trellising: Spurred cordon
Vines/Acre: 5,000/Ha
Soil: Medium loam with some clay deposits and organic matter

Vinification
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 22 days at 14-15 °C

Aging Process
6 months of refinement in stainless steel tanks, plus 2 months in the bottle before the release

Tasting Notes
Color: Straw yellow color
Bouquet: The bouquet on the nose is very elegant and typical, with notes of exotic fruits, almond, wisteria, and toasted bread
Flavor: On the palate it is full bodied, balanced, with a pleasant minerality, and long fresh and salty sensations
Pairings: Pairs well with typical fish dishes of the Maremma or Tirreno sea area, grilled white meats or medium aged cheeses

Alcohol Content: 12%
Serving Temperature: 48-51°F
Production: 72,000 bts