A straw-yellow wine tinged with green highlights. Intense, pleasant and aromatic, with a pervasive fragrance and flavours of white peaches and wild flowers. Dry and well balanced.
Type of grave: Viogner
Vineyard: Località Casteani
Year of implat: 1990
Exposure: Sud Ovest
Terroir: Sandy, poor in clay
type of growing: Guyot
Density: 5500 plants / hectar
Harvest: hand harvest in boxes with the selection of grapes
Harvested at the end of august/beginning of september with perfectly ripe and selected grapes. Grapes are pressed for a few hours at 12-15 degrees Celsius, the a slight further pressure, followed by a static and cold decantation, alcoholic fermentation occurs under controlled temperature of about 16-18 degrees celsius in stainless steel vats. Wine is kept in contact with fine skins before being filtered and prepared for bottling at the end of march.
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Toscana Viognier Lestra 2017 wins the “3 Grapes” award in Bibenda Guide 2018, the essential benchmark for Italian and international enological critics.