Sauvignon

DOP Friuli Isonzo Sauvignon

Denomination
DOP Friuli Isonzo Sauvignon

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

Harvest period
Mid-September

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 cellar.

Tasting Notes

Annata 2018     |     Alcool 13.0% vol

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.

Annata 2017     |     Alcool 13.0% vol

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).

Riconoscimenti

vintage 2017

2019 Gold Medal

vintage 2018

90 pt

Silver medal
85 pt

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