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Fattoria La Torre is a winery near San Gimignano, Italy.
The name “Fattoria La Torre” describes the ancient 10th-century medieval tower, which has been expertly restored. It is the symbol of the rural settlement of La Villa in the hills of San Gimignano, at the center of one of the world’s most evocative and fascinating landscapes of vineyards and olive groves.
ORIGIN: San Gimignano from soils of Pliocene marine origin located at 400 ms|m; 15-year-old vineyard with medium-textured soils and rich presence of skeleton BLEND: 100% SAUVIGNON BLAN HARVEST: harvested by hand in small crates HARVEST TIME: early September YIELD PER HA: 50 Q.LI/HA VINIFICATION: Refrigeration of the grapes in boxes at 2°C for 24 hours followed by soft pressing of the grapes. Static decanting of the must and first racking to clarify the juice follows followed by alcoholic fermentation at 13°C temperature for about 3 weeks. At the end of fermentation, the wine is racked to separate the heavier lees and kept on its lees called “fine or noble” where, with weekly stirring, it will remain for 4 months to give the wine softness and stability. Then the wine is racked and bottled. The whole process is done in compliance with the inherent Organic regulations even if not stated on the label ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: VISUAL – straw yellow color with hints of green OLFACTS – opens on the nose with a good exotic, fresh and crisp aromatic charge, hints of fig, tomato leaf and a very slightly ripe clementine, slightly floral jasmine. TASTE – The mouthfeel is vibrant and appropriately acidic and savory with notes of lime and fruit that give great flavor and length ALCOHOL CONTENT VOLUME: 13% vol. SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10/12°C
Grapes : 50% Merlot, 50% Sangiovese Organoleptic Characteristics: – Visive= colore rosa fiore di pesco – Nose = fine, elegant with hints reminiscent of red fruit with ample bouquet of blueberries, raspberries, cherries. Good acidity makes it fresh and pleasantly mineral on the finish – Taste= elegant fruity and floral notes reminiscent of cherry and raspberry, orange blossom, balancing with creamy mid-mouth sensations of bread crust and butter giving it fullness and sweetness to the drink.
Grapes : 90% Vermentino, 10% Sauvignon Blanc Organoleptic Characteristics: – Visual = straw yellow color – Nose = good aromatic charge of ripe fruit, reminiscent of apricot and peach, followed by floral and mineral sensations that give great persistence – Taste = expresses harmony and fullness thanks to its good acidity and its stay on noble lees. Rich aromatic background from white flowers to pleasant citrus vibes with pleasantly mineral aftertaste.
Grapes : 60% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet sauvignon Organoleptic Characteristics: – Visual = ruby red color – Nose = great aromatic fullness and complexity, distinct hints of small berries and spices ending with light sweet notes reminiscent of the ripeness of the grapes – Taste = balanced, long firm with soft tannic texture that gives it smoothness and good drinkability. It opens with ripe red fruit sensations such as cherry characteristic of merlot and floral violet of sangiovese and closes with the elegant and persistent aftertaste given by cabernet to remind of spice.
Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot Organoleptic Characteristics: – Visual = ruby red color – Olfactory = good verticality in the nose presents ripe red fruit, black cherry, violet, currant – Gustative = soft, balanced and gentle in tannic texture, persistent in fruit
Grapes: 100% Vernaccia Organoleptic Characteristics: Visual = deep straw yellow color Olfactory = good aromatic charge of citrus, white peach , white flowers , slightly spicy and buttery notes Taste = structure and elegance, vibrant, rightly acidic and savory with lime and fruit notes that give great flavor and persistence, slightly vanilla and spicy tones accompany the fruit to woody vinification
Grapes : 100% Vernaccia Organoleptic Characteristics: Visual = straw yellow color with hints of green Olfactory = good aromatic charge of ripe white-fleshed fruit, exotic and floral sensations that give complexity and persistence to the wine Taste = vibrant and appropriately acidic and savory with notes of lime and fruit that give great flavor and length
Tastings and specialties
Come and enjoy our tasting offerings spontaneously in groups of up to six people.
We are also happy to accept reservations and registrations in advance.
The art of living
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The surrounding landscape is one of nature’s most beautiful and poetic. It also invites you to spend a relaxing moment in the spicy air that smells of vines and olive trees.
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