Leonia: the "unexpected" Spumante from Frescobaldi
Leonia: a stubborn wine - lover...
The wine is named after Leonia, the great-great-grandmother of Lamberto Frescobaldi, the current owner and manager of the Pomino Estate.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]
Leonia was awarded the gold medal at the Paris World’s Fair in 1878 for the first French wine produced in Pomino
using - for the first time in Italy - the gravity-fed cellars
Leonia Pomino Brut is a Spumante Bianco DOC - Metodo Classico (white sparkling wine, controlled designation of origin, méthode champenoise
It is mainly from Chardonnay grapes with a little part of Pinot Nero.
It has a full-bodied foam and persistent fine bubbles.
Leonia Tasting notes
bouquet of shrub flowers (hawthorn and scotch broom) with a refined cedar scent; then notes of pastry, toasted hazelnuts, fresh oregano.
sapid and fresh, with a creamy effervescence and a pleasant finish of bitter almonds and orange rind.
Leonia Pomino Brut Spumante Bianco pairing
matches appetizers, first courses of fish, white meat and medium-aged cheese.
With a 12,5% Alcohol by Volume, it is available in 0.75 and 1.5 (Magnum) bottle format.
The other Pomino wines
Not far from Florence but already part of the Appennino mountains, the Pomino Terroir give us some great wines such as Benefizio
- the Tuscan Chardonnay; the Vendemmia Tardiva
- a meditation wine from a late harvest, perfect with blue cheese; Pomino Vin Santo
, the “holy wine”, a sweet wine which perfectly matches dried fruit and desserts.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_text_separator title="Buy Leonia Now" color="custom" accent_color="#a12541"][vc_single_image image="21849" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://http://wineshopalessi.com/?s=leonia&post_type=product"][vc_column_text]
Leonia on Enoteca Alessi ecommerce
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