Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva "L'Albereta," Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara
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Vernaccia di San Gimignano Riserva "L'Albereta," Il Colombaio di Santa Chiara - 2016

Item # 32824 750mL
$39.96/ Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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A fuller-bodied Vernaccia di San Gimignano that comes from vines planted in chalk-rich soils 300 meters above sea level. After fermentation, seventy percent of the wine was aged in barrels while the rest settled in cement vats.


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