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Sauvignon

DOC Friuli Grave

Typology: White Wine

Vineyard size: 11.43 hectares, of which 2 are dedicated to the Ca’ Bembo selection

Growing area: Azzano Decimo-Porcia (Pordenone)

Soil profile: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone

Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc

Aspect: North-South

Average age of vines: 4 years

Number of vines per hectare: 3125

Production per hectare: 9500

bottles produced on average: 15000

Average altitude: 30 mt. asl

Vinification: The clusters are de-stemmed and hen given a 24-hour cryomaceration at about 5°C. The grapes are then gently pressed, at a maximum -0.9 atmospheres. The must is clarified through enzymatic settling followed by centrifuging, then ferments with cultured yeasts at 15-17°C. This procedure ensures the extraction from the skins of the compounds that make this wine distinctive

Maturation: In steel

Bottle ageing: 3-4 months

Appearance: Straw yellow with greening highlights

Bouquet: Subtle fragrances of green pepper, ripe melon, banana, and tomato leaf.

Palate: Dry and elegant with good acidic grip.

Note: Technical values for last harvest
Alcohol: 12.90%
Total acidity: 5,80 g/l
pH: 3.35
Dry extract:20.20 g/l
Total SO2: 92 mg/l (legal maximum: 200 mg/l)

Serving suggestions: Sauvignon Ca’ Bembo is not styled to be aged but to be enjoyed within two years, to gain the fullest pleasure from its fragrant youthfulness and its refined bouquet. It is outstanding when paired with asparagus and egg dishes, cuttlefish stew, angler fish and eel. It is best served at 10-12°C in large tulip-shaped stemware