Wine Guicciardini Strozzi, Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva, 2013
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Reviews of purchase Guicciardini Strozzi, Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva, 2013
The color of wine - straw yellow tending to golden.
The taste of the wine is full, warm, steady, with a strong structure.
Bouquet of the wine is filled with gorse and floral aromas of jasmine and subtle nuances of wood.
The wine is recommended to serve with seafood, meats, white meat dishes and soft cheeses.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva - an excellent wine that is made only from the upper berry vines, rich in sugar. The wine is vinified on the technology of cold maceration. After fermentation, the wine is kept for several months in French oak barrels. After bottling the wine matures more than a year in the bottle in the historic cellars Cusona. Vernaccia di San Gimignano is a unique drink among Italian white wines, which bears the title of Riserva for its ability to prolonged exposure.
Possession Cusona, which are owned by Guichchardini Strozzi, located on the banks of the river Elsa and are on the way from Paris to Rome. The first mention of the estate Couzon in historical sources date back to the year 994, as a farm family Bibbiano. Back in the early decades of the XV century in the economy Couzon Bardi family, who owned the estate at the time, already engaged in the cultivation of vines by making wine from varieties Vernaccia. A century Zhirolamo Guichchardini being graph married a girl from a family of Bardi. Thanks to a happy marriage, it has at its disposal possession Couzon that since forever belong to the family Guichchardini for centuries to care for their vineyards, which brought her worldwide fame.
A significant contribution was made by Francesco Guchchardini (Minister of Agriculture), in charge of the estate for three years, starting from 1906. Often, family history and Strotsev Guichchardinni rightly associated with the Renaissance. The proof of this assertion is justified beautiful architectural creations - Palazzo Strozzi and historically proven relationship with the family of the Medici family.