An excellent grape variety for an unrivalled white wine
Vernaccia di San Gimignano, this ancient Tuscan grape variety, is the soul and substance of the wine of the same name.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano can be made from white grapes grown exclusively in the Municipality of San Gimignano, with a minimum of 85% up to 100% Vernaccia di San Gimignano grapes.
The complementary non-aromatic white grape varieties that can contribute to the blend (maximum 15%) must be entered in the Mipaaf national register of vine varieties and authorised by the Tuscany Region.
The following grape varieties cannot be used: Traminer, Muller Thurgau, Moscato Bianco, Malvasia di Candia, Malvasia Istriana, Incrocio Bruni 54.
The Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling Italico grape varieties may contribute a maximum of 10% (alone or in combination).
Yield per hectare
The yield per hectare cannot exceed 9 tonnes of grapes and all production phases, vinification, ageing, bottling and refining must take place in the production area, i.e. only within the territory of the ancient city of San Gimignano.