Belguardo Codice V

Vermentino Maremma Toscana DOC

Vermentino in extreme version

The result of an advanced research project, produced using Vermentino clones originating from Corse, Codice V embodies the most unique characters of the Vermentino grape from the Tirrenean coast; Vermentino's code according to Mazzei.
Winery: Belguardo
Winery location: Maremma, Toscana
Grape varieties: Vermentino
Alcohol: 13.39%
Total acidity: 6.02‰
Vineyards location: 30 - 50 m (98 - 165 ft) a.s.l.; S-SW exp.
Soil: Soft and sandy, mainly Sandstone
Training system: Guyot
Nr. of vines per hectare: 6.600 plants
Harvest: Hand picked September 13th
Vinification: 20%, on the skins in amphora for 9 months; 30%, on the skins in stainless steel for 9 months; 50%, "sur lies" in stainless steel
Bottling: September 2020
Available on the market: February 2021
Production: 13000 bottles
Formats: 750 ml - 1,5 lt
First vintage: 2011
Key descriptors: Sunny, very savory, mineral, with a muscular and pleasant structure, typical of the varietal.
Food pairing: It's a wine that well support "red wine" dishes: fish and white meat savory dishes, risotto, porcini mushrooms…

Technical sheet


Beginning of the harvest: 5 September
End of the harvest: 10 October
Rainfalls (sum of rainfall between April 1st and September 30th): 376 mm
Temperature Index (sum of average daily temperatures from April 1st to September 30th): 3,909 °C
Evaluation: Outstanding