Italian White Wine Bianco dell'Empolese

Organoleptic characteristics: It has a pale straw yellow color, more or less intense. Its smell is delicate, fine and characteristic. In the mouth it is dry, harmonious, fresh and delicate. Historical-cultural information and curiosities: In the production area of this wine, the tradition of viticulture dates back to Etruscan times and continues today ensuring to the territory considerable money income. Various finds of the Etruscan and Roman periods testify the exports of the wines of this area to Rome and the Mediterranean. In 1989 the DOC was recognized to the Bianco dell'Empolese wine. Serving suggestions: It is served with dishes of fish and vegetables. Production area: In the province of Florence, in all the administrative territory of the municipalities of Empoli, Cerreto Guidi, Fucecchio, Vinci, Capraia e Limite, Montelupo Fiorentino. Since ancient times, these territories were cultivated for the most part with Trebbiano grapes for the production of white wine. Grape varieties allowed for its production: Trebbiano Toscano at least 60%; white berry grape varieties, alone or in combination, suitable for cultivation in the Tuscany region, can contribute to the production for maximum 40%.