Sauvignon

WHITE WINES

DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE PROTETTA
COLLIO

Tipology: white dry

Variety: Sauvignon 100%

Production area: Collio

Town: Dolegna del Collio (GO)

Implant in: 1980

Implant density: 4500 stump for hectare

Production for hectare: 8 tons/ha

Planting density: 2.5 x 0.90 m

Growing system: Guyot

Soil typology: flaked clay

Grape harvest: first week of September

Harvest: manual

Vinification: harvested grapes are swiftly brought to the cellar and hand-chosen. Maceration lasts eight hours at 7 °c. Soft pressing and clarification of the must takes places at temperatures never above 17° c. Fermentation with selected yeasts, aging lasts six months in stainless-steel tanks whitout malolatic fermentation and the wine is fined for about sixty days in-bottle.

Wine tasting: a dry white wine with the delicate aroma of sage, mint, exotic fruits and yellow peppers. A dry, citrine taste. Excellent as an aperitif and with delicate fish starters.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 7-9°C