Mormoraia is an organic estate winery in Località San Andrea in the San Gimignano region of Tuscany in Italy. Dry white wines are made under the Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG. Reds are made under the Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG.
Owner: Giuseppe Passoni.
Vineyards: The Farm covers an area of over 100 hectares of which 30 hectares are planted with vines and 10 hectares with olive trees. In a single area. 220-250 metres. 5,000 vines/ha.
Organic certification: 2013 First vintage with full organic certification. | 2020 Still certified organic.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Ostrea Grigia: 1998 Bottled. | 2000 Bottled.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Ostrea: From a plot called Scopeto. 200m. Sand and clay: 2016 Fermented in stainless steel. 13.5% alc. 6-8 months in steel and oak. Nice acid, integrated oak, starting to open out, likeable style (2019 Anteprima). | 2018 Barrel fermented. MLF. Only spent one month in oak in total. Nice and creamy (Anteprima 2020).
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG, Suavis: 2017 100% Vernaccia. Hot season, so weighty but this has held its focus. Ripe yellow fruit (2019 Anteprima). | 2018 100% Vernaccia. Frost on 10th March. Fermented in stainless steel. 13.5% alc. Lemony-lime, nice clarity, fluid, balanced light but intense (2019 Anteprima). | 2019 Hand picked. Soft pressed. Settled. 100% stainless steel. Add yeast to some vats.
Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG Riserva, Antalis: 2016 Fermented and aged in oak. 25hl tonneaux. 14% alc. Well integrated (fruit and oak), smooth, quite Burgundian (2019 Anteprima).
Gaudium, Toscana Rosato IGT
Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, Haurio
Chianti Colli Senesi Riserva DOCG, Trochus
Neitea, Toscana Rosso IGT: Sangiovese mainly, plus Cab Sauvignon and Merlot.
Mytilus, Toscana Rosso IGT:
Agrios, Toscana Rosso Syrah IGT:
Loc. Sant’Andrea, 15
I-53037 San Gimignano (SI = Siena), Italy
Tel+39 0577.940096 | www.mormoraia.it