Il Palagione

Since the 1500's Il Palagione has been producing wines on the hills of of the medieval village of San Gimignano. The estate consists of 40 hectares, 10 planted to vine, with the rest planted with olives, walnuts, and cherries. The vineyard is 320 meters above sea level and is certified for organic viticulture. The winery practices elements of biodynamics.

Hydra - Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Appellation: Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG
Climate: Cold winters and warm, dry summers with significant temperature swings
Soil: marine origin with yellow sands and clay along with gravel and deposits of sea shells
Altitude: 280-320 meters
Yield per hectare: 50 hectoliters
Blend: 100% Vernaccia
Age of vines: from 1998
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks with four months of lees contact before bottling
Aging: minimum of two months after bottling before release
Alcohol: 12.5
Total acidity: 5 g/l

Price: Fl $128.00, 3cs $120.00