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Ribusieri Vermentino Montecucco Chiaranotte 2017

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Country:Italy
Region:Tuscany
Grape Type:Vermentino
Winery:Ribusieri
Organic:Yes
Product Description

Ribusieri Vermentino Montecucco Chiaranotte is 100% Vermentino and is the only white wine from Ribusieri.

No Oak.
It shows a pale yellow color with greenish hues, enticing enticing floral and tropical fruit notes in a velvety body. It is fresh on the palate, soft and persistent.

Although its viticultural roots date back to the 8th Century, Montecucco only received its DOC in 1998.
Cool breezes from Mount Amiato provide a thermic difference between day and night which enhance perfumes and slow the ripening which, added to the high elevations 180-450 meters above sea level create a vibrant acidity and wines destined to long age ability.
Harvest: generally occurs in the 1st or 2nd week of September when the pre-established qualities for this type of wine are reached.
The grapes are harvested strictly by hand and placed in crates in order to preserve their maximum integrity upon arrival at the winery.
Vinification: de-stemmed grapes are pressed with the aid of a pneumatic press and the the must is fermented at a controlled temperature of 16 ° C in steel tanks.
Aging: the wine obtained remains in stainless steel vats, where it is subject to frequent stirring lees until the month of March.
Average age of the vines is 20 years old planted on calcerous and stony soil type. 
Aged on the fine lees in Stainless steel tanks. 
Wine is slightly filtered before bottling.

Pairs best with seafood appetizers, asparagus, grilled and stewed fish dishes


Winery: Ribusieri

Ribusieri incorportates innovative farming techniques into its production, integrating their own distinctive environmentally sustainable methods into the making of Sangiovese and Vermentino. The estate is located in the village of Montecucco, where the winemaking tradition has ancient roots.

Date Founded: 1990
Owner: Ribusieri


Although its viticultural roots date back to the 8th Century, Montecucco only received its DOC in 1998. At that time there were only 10 registered producers, today there are 80.

Winery Acreage: 24.71 acres
Winery Production: 3,500 total (Vermentino 800 cases) / 9L cases
Varietals Produced: Sangiovese, Vermentino (12.35 acres), Petite Verdot, Syrah.
Winemaker: Luigi Anania


Cinigiano where Ribusieri is located is in the heart of the Moncucco. The soil is arid, with a mix of sandstone and clay. The estate is nestled 180 meters above sea level on the southwest foothills of the ancient volcano, Mount Amiato in the Valley of the Orcia river. On the right bank of the Orcia lies its more famous cousin, Montalcino and on the no lesser left bank lies Ribusieri.


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