Wine Profile

Vintage   2018

Denomination   D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo Sauvignon

Alcohol (%vol.)   13 % vol.

Residual sugar   Dry

Terroir   Stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium. Well ventilated site, dry, not warm.

Grape   100% Sauvignon

Training system   Guyot

Pest control   Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields   14000 lb/ha

Harvest period   Mid-September

Harvest method   Manual, in small crates

Vinification   The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled steel tanks (15/18°C).

Ageing   After fermentation, the wine settles on lees in stainless steel tanks for ten months. Bottled wine is aged in temperature-controlled binningcellars for further ten months.

Tasting Notes

Colour   The colour goes between bright yellow and lemon, very bright, showing the young age of the wine

On the nose   Tropical notes as passion fruit, litchi and pineapple, elderflower and aromatic herbs, very firm at the beginning, becoming refined and elegant on the end.

On the palate   Freshness and sapidity characterised by tropical fruit wich gives charms to the wine.

Food pairing   Very well paired with fish dishes and wild herbs frittata

Serving temperature   To be served at 12° C., to be drunk at 14°C.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2017

Denomination D.O.P. Friuli Isonzo Sauvignon 2017

Alcohol (% vol.) 13% vol.

Residual sugar Dry

Terroir Stony gravel plain with reddish clay rich in iron oxide and aluminium. Well ventilated site, dry, not warm.

Grape 100 % Sauvignon

Training system Guyot

Pest control
Low environmental impact integrated pest management

Yields 14.000 lb/ha

Harvest period Mid-September

Harvest method Manual, in small crates

Vinification  The grapes are gently destemmed and lightly crushed. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled steel tanks (15/18°C).

Ageing  After fermentation, the wine settles on the lees in stainless steel tanks for ten months. Bottled wine is aged in temperature-controlled binning cellars for further ten months.

Tasting Notes

Appearance Bright straw yellow, limpid, with clear green reflections.

Nose Typical aromas of fresh fruit (peach, exotic fruit) reveal citrus notes (yellow grapefruit) and a very pale and appreciable smoky note. Elegant wine, vertical, charming, but not invasive.

Palate Very young, but satisfying and with a beautiful, fresh-savoury structure; flavourful, charming.

Serving suggestions Aperitif wine, which can well be served with oven cooked or properly grilled noble fish. Wonderful to enjoy with grilled or baked scallops and delicate herb (properly dosed) omelettes, where melissa and mint prevail with a bit of spring onions.

Serving temperature To serve at 12°C with optimum expression at 15°C (suggested 12°C when serving with right aeration reaching 15°C).

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