Montenidoli 'Il Templare' Toscana White 2011
Blend: 70% Vernaccia, 20% Trebbiano Gentile, 10% Malvasia Bianca
Fermentation: The great white wine of the warrior monks of the middle ages, to be drunk, says the Rule, "as needed to distance the cold." From Vernaccia, Trebbiano, and Malvasia grapes fermented in old barriques, in which it ages for 12 months.
Food-Wine Pairings: A classic Tuscan white wine, perfect with molluscs and crustaceans, and also with stock fish, sword fish, tuna, and the other great fish of the high seas.