The Castello Pomino estate dates from 1500, the year the castle of the same name was built. From the beginning, it’s been famous for the excellence of its location for wine growing. In documents from the year 1716 when the Grand Duke Cosimo III de’ Medici identified the four most highly prized territories of Tuscany for the production of wines (this notice is considered the precursor of the modern “DOC”), the territory of Pomino is listed alongside Chianti, Carmignano and Val d’Arno di Sopra. At the World’s Fair of 1873 in Vienna the wines of Pomino won awards, and in 1878 took the gold medal at the World’s Fair in Paris, the highest international recognition of its time. The high altitude of up to 2200 feet makes it one of the best places in Tuscany to grow white wine grapes. This wine is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco and a portion of the wine is aged in oak. Aromas of pear and peach and hints of grapefruit and bergamot. Its smoothness and freshness are beautifully balance…
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