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Sauvignon

I.G.T. delle Venezie

Typology: White Wine

Vineyard size: 11.43 hectares

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: 12000

bottles produced on average: 15000

Average altitude: 30 mt. asl

Vinification: The clusters are de-stemmed and the grapes cryomacerate at about 5oC for 36 hours; they 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 17-19°C. This procedure allows the extraction from the grape skins of compounds that are responsible fr the distinctive characteristics of this wine.

Maturation: In steel

Bottle ageing: 1-2 months

Appearance: Pale straw yellow, with greenish highlights

Bouquet: Rich and distinctive, with hints of sage and green pepper

Palate: Full-flavoured, aromatic, and long-lingering

Serving suggestions: Perfect with seafood salads, ravioli di magro (without meat), baked or grilled fish.