First planted in the Passariano area of Friuli during the early 1900’s, our Sauvignon vines are 15 years oldand are cuttings from the original vines planted in 1925.
GRAPE TYPE: 100% SAUVIGNON
APPELATION: DOC FRIULI GRAVE
WINE TYPE: WHITE WINE
We use the double Guyot training system. Plant density is approximatly 4700 vines per hectar and yield per hectar is around 90 q/ha.
Harvested mid September, grapes are destemmed and crushed then left to macerate with their skins for 24 hours. The juice is matured on fine lees with frequent battonage and then left to age in stainless steel tanks for 5 months before being bottled and left to further age in the bottle for 60 days.
Fine bouquet of tropical fruits including kiwi and melon. Light acidity with a nice minerality on the back of the mouth.
Best served with European seabass, grilled calamari as well as lobster and fresh garden salad.