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2012 Tenuta Argentiera Poggio ai Ginepri Bianco Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: 50% Vermentino, 30% Viognier, 20% Sauvignon Blanc

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $25

Price History for 2012 Tenuta Argentiera Poggio ai Ginepri Bianco Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Italy
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Grape Variety

Rare White Blend is a term Wine-Searcher uses to group together white wines made from uncommon or unusual grape variety blends (see also Rare Red Blend). The category also provides a convenient home for wines whose blend is either unknown or not published by the winery.

There is no particular pattern or formula for establishing which grape varieties will features in these rare blends, nor the proportions in which they will be used. Some will consist of just two components, others may contain ten or more.

Unlike the Champagne Blend and Bordeaux Blend, which draw from a relatively narrow selection of potential grape varieties, the Rare White Blend is – almost by definition – relatively complex. A classic example is the sparkling wine ...more


Region
  • Toscana IGT is the most famous – and the most commonly used – of Italy’s Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) titles. The geographical region it indicates is, in short, Tuscany. Toscana IGT wines can be made in any village in any of Tuscany’s 10 provinces (Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena).

    Free from the stylistic constraints imposed on DOCG and DOC wines, Toscana IGT wines can be made in almost every form imaginable, from bone-dry whites to sweet reds and sparkling rosés. Naturally, given Tuscany’s longstanding success with dry red wine, this style is by far the most common.

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  • Tuscany is the most enduringly famous of all Italian wine regions, thanks to the romantic glamor of its endless rolling hills, cypress-lined country roads and hilltop villages. But even without all of this, evaluated on the merits of its wines alone, Tuscany stands tall, its reputation founded on such iconic wines as Chianti, ...more



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