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Mangiacane - Vermentino, San Casciano Val di Pesa, Tuscany, Italy (2021)

Mangiacane - Vermentino, San Casciano Val di Pesa, Tuscany, Italy (2021)

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Aromas of fresh nectarine, grapefruit, lemon peel, and floral herbs. The palate is dry, juicy and floral with stone fruits, citrus, sage and saltiness. 

REGION Italy > Tuscany > San Casciano Val di Pesa
GRAPE(S) Vermentino
FORMAT 750ml Bottle
ABV 13.5%
FEATURES Low Intervention, Organic, Vegan-Friendly

San Casciano in Val di Pesa is in the north-west of DOCG Chianti Classico. The area is hilly, with vineyards and olive groves located between 250 and 350 meters above sea level. The soils are mainly clay with limestone and sand, with the presence of round pebbles of river origin and galestro and alberese stones.

Glynn Cohen purchased Villa Mangiacane about 20 years ago — it was a deteriorated estate originally designed by Michelangelo and was the 15th-century country home of the Machiavelli family. In fact, Niccolò Machiavelli wrote the infamous political piece The Prince hereDue to the significance of the property, original building plans had been saved in Florence's Uffizi Gallery,

During World War II the villa served as a German military command and later as an Allied hospital.

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