2019 Vernaccia Di San Gimignano Mormoraia
|Sub-district||Vernaccia Di San Gimignano|
As ever this is super value from San Gimignano. The name Suavis means 'succulent and tasty' - and it is very appropriate here! Entirely organically cultivated Vernaccia, it is chock-full of pithy pear, citrus and almond flowers. Notes of firm white fruit flesh, and a satisfying weight all kept on track, flowing nicely with just a gentle bite of juicy acidity. L&S (Jun 2020)
*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.
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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