2017 Vernaccia Di San Gimignano Mormoraia
|Sub-district||Vernaccia Di San Gimignano|
Named for the ancient oyster shells in the vineyard, this upper-end Vernaccia is fermented in barrel, and emerges with a straw-yellow colour and an engaging depth of flavour, with orchard fruit and a touch of vanilla, and a hint of almond too. Nicely textured with a sophisticated edge. L&S (Nov 2019)
*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.
Tre BicchieriGambero Rosso(Feb 2020)
Alessandro Passoni is the second generation here to run this beautiful estate since his father bought the old convent back in 1980 and started to regenerate the vineyards. The name comes from the property's religious history as a convent, with the murmur of the nuns as they recited their prayers that once emanated from the walls like a 'Mormoraia'. Pino Passoni and his wife Franca passed over the reins to their children in 2012 and the farm has been worked organically since 2013. This is an estate on the move with energy and ever better practices in the vineyards and clever gentle work in the cellar. The results are great and these wines get better and better!
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