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SAUVIGNON

Category: Sauvignon DOC Friuli Isonzo

Grapes: 100% sauvignon blanc
Vineyard name: Saccoline – Bellina – Borgo Villanova
Soils: Medium-textured alluvial
Orientation: Northwest-southeast
Elevation: 51 metres
Training system: Guyot 2.40 X 1.00 m

Harvest: 23-30 August 2011
Production in bottles: 33,300

Vinification:
Brief cryomaceration, then gentle pressing, settling of the must and controlled-temperature fermentation.

Sensory profile:
Fairly rich gold-yellow in appearance, with a fruit-rich bouquet showing classic notes of fresh vegetables, as well as summer flowers, sage, mint and chilli pepper. A crisp, well-structured wine with tangy flavours.

Serving suggestions:
Perfect as an aperitif wine and as a partner to tomato or asparagus first courses, herb quiche, and fish soups. Best served at 10°C.

Technical data:
Alcohol 13.5% – Total acidity: 4.4g/l