Castello di Porcia

Wines

Sauvignon

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: White wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 6,80 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: 10 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 30 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.125 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 9.000 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 30.000 bottles

VINIFICATION: The clusters are de-stemmed and the grapes are given a cryomaceration for 36 hours at 5°C; they are then very gently pressed, at a maximum of –0,9 atm. The juice is given enzymatic clarification and centrifugation, then the must ferments with cultured yeasts at 17-19°C. This procedure ensures that compounds are extracted from the skins that give this wine its distinctive and unique characteristics

MATURATION: In steel

BOTTLE AGEING: 2-3 months

APPEARANCE: Pale straw yellow with greenish highlights

BOUQUET: Rich and harmonious, with classic aromas of sage and tomato leaf

PALATE: Full-flavoured, with rich aromas, long-lingering

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Ideal as an aperitif and with finger food, Ascolanastyle olives, fried squid in batter, oven-baked sea bass, caciotta cheese with pears

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol:

12,50%


Total acidity:

5,60 g/l


Ph:

3,38


Dry extract:

21,10 g/l


Total SO2: 92 mg/l (legal maximum: 200 mg/l)

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