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Pomino Bianco DOC 2011

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Eher helles Gelb, goldene Nuancen. Mirabellen, Quitten und ein Hauch Marzipan in der fein abgestimmten Nase, etwas Menthol auch. Im Gaumen von eleganter Leichtigkeit, gelbfruchtig geprägt, auch einige blumige Noten; weich fliessend und von schöner Balance, mittellang im Abgang.

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External Reviews for Pomino Bianco DOC

External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
11/21/2012

Eher helles Gelb, goldene Nuancen. Mirabellen, Quitten und ein Hauch Marzipan in der fein abgestimmten Nase, etwas Menthol auch. Im Gaumen von eleganter Leichtigkeit, gelbfruchtig geprägt, auch einige blumige Noten; weich fliessend und von schöner Balance, mittellang im Abgang.


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2009 10/16/2012

One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi’s were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing. Grapes : 95% Chardonnay, 5% Pinot Blanco Region : Italy / Tuscany / Ponimo DOC Maker : Nicolo D'Afflito Notes : The nose is light, creamy Chardonnay with undertones of complex fruit, such as geen apples and peaches and a gentle hint of freshness. The buttery flavour of Chardonnay gives the wine texture while retaining a crisp and fresh finish. Serve : Chilled as an aperitif or with seafood dishes such as salmon, white meats and vegetarian hors doeuvres ABV : 13% Suitable for Vegetarians


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2009 06/22/2010

The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing They were the first to plants new varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and to adopt new planting, cultivation a wine-making systems in their properties. From the second half of the 1950's and throughout the 1960's, the company's growth was impressive. In 1989 Frescobaldi bought the Castelgiocondo estate in Montalcino, the largest vine-growing farm in the Brunello area. Although the estates have gone many changes over the years, ownership has never changed hands and still, after 30 generations, is in full control of the Frescobaldi family. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha ...


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2009 11/08/2010

The Frescobaldi name goes back many centuries into the history of art, culture, trade and finance of Italy in general and Tuscany in particular. From the second half of the last century, the Frescobaldi's were keen players in the development of Tuscan vine-growing They were the first to plants new varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot and to adopt new planting, cultivation a wine-making systems in their properties. From the second half of the 1950's and throughout the 1960's, the company's growth was impressive. In 1989 Frescobaldi bought the Castelgiocondo estate in Montalcino, the largest vine-growing farm in the Brunello area. Although the estates have gone many changes over the years, ownership has never changed hands and still, after 30 generations, is in full control of the Frescobaldi family. One of the major and largest vine growing businesses in Europe, Frescobaldi owns nine estates covering over 1,000 ha of vineyards, all located in excellent areas for fine wines. Directly manager by its family members, Frescobaldi produces almost 7 million bottles and the wines are exported to over 60 countries throughout the world. Castello di Pomino Estate, 40km north-east of Florence, on the slopes of the Apennine mountains, stretches over 1,458 hectares of land, 94 of which are cultivated with vineyards. Pomino is a unique environmental and production site in Tuscany and best represents the Frescobaldi's innovative spirit. The Pomino mountain area features cool, dry, windy weather, with noticeable temperature changes between day and night and from season to season, with short vegetative cycles. The Pomino DOC is one of the smallest in Italy and the only one in Tuscany to make prominent use of international varieties; Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco make up the blend of Pomino Bianco Vintage: 2009 Grapes: Mainly Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc with small parts of complementary varieties. Altitude: 450-750 meters. Exposure: Southwest facing. Pruning: Guyot and spur pruned cordon Density: 2,300 vines/ha in first generation vineyards and 5,000 vines/ha in the most recently planted vines. Soil: Sandy, clay, of good depth and marginally high acidity Harvest: Manually in September Yield: 50HL per hectare Vinification: The grapes were softly pressed. Fermentation: 80% in stainless steel vats and 20% (of the riper grapes) in French Oak barriques, keeping the varieties separated, Fermentation lasted for 21 days at 16 - 18C.in stainless steel tanks and at 19-23C in barriques. Malolactic fermentation is limited to the barrel fermented part. Following the final blending this wine spends a further month in bottle prior to release. Colour: Straw yellow with pale golden highlights.. Serve: Chilled as an aperitif or with fish such as salmon, white meats and vegetarian hors d'oeuvres.. Taste: Perfectly balanced with crisp, savoury flavours with a smooth and long finish.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2009 05/06/2010

Eher helles Gelb, grünliche Reflexe. Von viel gelber Frucht geprägtes Bouquet, Mirabellen und Quitten, auch eine Spur Menthol. Frische Zitronenminze und gelbe Steinfrucht im Gaumen, frisch und eine besondere Eleganz ausdrückend, ausgewogenes Finale.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2007 05/16/2009

Goldgelb. Köstlicher Duft reifer Williamsbirnen, Stachelbeeren, aber auch zitrische Noten im erfrischenden Bouquet, etwas Banane. Viel gelbe Frucht im Gaumen, Ananas, elegante Mineralik, von mittlerem Körper, prima Frische.



Eher helles Gelb, goldene Nuancen. Mirabellen, Quitten und ein Hauch Marzipan in der fein abgestimmten Nase, etwas Menthol auch. Im Gaumen von eleganter Leichtigkeit, gelbfruchtig geprägt, auch einige blumige Noten; weich fliessend und von schöner Balance, mittellang im Abgang.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 12.50%

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