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Sauvignon Blanc

“tomato leaf, sage and elderberry notes precede nuances of tropical fruit and citrus fruits… a soft and harmonious white wine, with a pleasant crispness”

Designation of origin: Doc Isonzo del Friuli.
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc (70% French clones – 30% Italian clones).
Average age of vines: 28 years.
Training system: single Guyot.
Yield/hectare: 48/Ha.
Winemaking: hand harvest, destemming and careful selection of the best grapes, soft pressing, cryomaceration for 12 hours, decanting at a controlled temperature of 10-12°C.
Ageing: after the alcoholic fermentation, the wine ages on the lees in stainless steel tanks for a period of time.
Colour: fine deep yellow with green hints.
Bouquet: Its characteristic aroma evokes the tomato’s leaf. Evident notes of sage and elderberry with tropical and citrus fruit echoes.
Taste: delicate and harmonic on the palate, a pleasant acidity to the finish invites a further taste.
Pairing suggestions: excellent if paired with maltagliati (=a typical pasta with an irregular shape) with San Daniele ham and zucchini.
Alcohol: 13.50%* by vol.
Serving temperature: 8 / 10 °C
*Data may vary from year to year