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FATTORIA LE PUPILLE Poggio Argentato Bianco IGT 2017
The first vintage bottled of this rich and mineral white was in 1997. A Cuvee of Sauvignon Blanc, Traminer, Petit Manseng and Semillon, Poggio Argentato presents itself as a white wine with a French sway within which the good structure, given by the territory of Maremma, is balanced by its acidity and the elegance of northern vines.
Denomination: IGT TOSCANA BIANCO
Variety: 60% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Traminer, 15% Petit Manseng, 10% Semillon
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Total Acidity: 5.3 g/L
Position of vineyards: Pian di Fiora (Pereta) and San Vittorio (Scansano) altitude 200-250 meters above sea level.
Vineyards exposure: South-East
Vineyards Surface: 6 hectares Pian di Fiora, 3 Hectares San Vittorio
Type of terrain: rich of clay with a strong component of gravel of sandstone origin/nature; clay-iron based with presence of gravel.
Date of implantation: 1990-2001
Density of implantation: from 4500 plants p/hectare to 6500 plants p/hectare
Cultivation System: Guyot
Grapevine/Hectare Yield: 60 ql.
Harvest: end of August-beginning of September
Vinification: soft pressing, then maceration for three hours at low temperatures, then pressing. Alcohol fermentation and spontaneous malolactic fermentation only for a third of the mass
Fermentation Temperature: 16ºC in inox steel tanks
Maturation: 5 months in steel except for the Petit Manseng which is fermented and aged in new 500L tonneau
Production: 45,000 bottles
Bottle Formats: 0.75 L 1.5 L
First vintage produced: 1997
Profile: straw-yellow colour, the nose perceives a rich white flower bouquet (hawthorn and acacia). The taste is soft, but supported by a good acidity and sapidity.
Combinations: Perfect for aperitifs, crustacea, raw fish, white meats and fresh cheeses, as well as with vegetable based first courses.