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The Story

Estate and vineyard location: Castello Pomino, Pomino (Pomino Bianco Riserva DOC)

Benefizio Riserva is the embodiment of the history of Chardonnay in Tuscany, since this grape was introduced on this Tenuta in 1855. In 1878, Pomino was awarded the Gold Medal at the Paris Exposition for the high quality of its wines, in 1973, a vineyard at 700 metres’ elevation produced Benefizio, the first white wine in Italy be barrel-fermented, and in 2005 that wine became Benefizio Riserva.

TERROIR AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Altitude: From 680 m to 730 m (2230/2400 feet)

Vineyard size: 9 Ha

Exposure: Southwest

Soil: Sand-rich, rocky soils, well-drained, and rich in minerals; acidic to slightly acidic.

Planting density: Partly 2,800 and partly 5,000 vines per hectare

Traingin system: Guyot

Vineyard average age: More than 20 years

 

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Origin

Florence, Tuscany

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