Sauvignon 2016

APPELLATION
Sauvignon Doc Friuli

VIGNIFICATION
The grapes are lightly pressed, the must obtained is cleaned by gravity over one night and then starts the fermentation at a controlled temperature (18-20°C). Follows a long period aging in stainless steel tank.
Harvest: hand picking in small boxes
Grapes conditions: perfectly mature at the picking time
Picking Time: first week of September.
Grapes: this 100% Sauvignon is a blend of different clones of Sauvignon. Clones: 297, 242, 240, f2, 376, 108, r3, 316. The blend of different clones allows to get a more complex wine.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Colour: Yellow with light green reflections.
Nose: intense, delicate and floral, citrusy with light elder hints.
Taste: Great texture, persistent. The aromas are floral with some spices and fresh herbs. Long finish.

PAIRING
Great for an aperitivo. The freshness makes this Sauvignon easily paired with sushi and light cooked fish dishes. Fantastic with vegetable soups.

TECHNICAL DATA

Vineyard surface:
Ha 3,3
Pruning:Double guyot
Yield per hectare:17000 pounds
Row sizes:2,70 mt. per 0,9 mt.
Year of planting:1991
Acidity:6,30 gr./Lt.
Sugar residual:1,0 gr./Lt.
Dry extract:19,40 gr./Lt.
Total sulfites:92 mg/Lt.
Free sulfites:36 mg/Lt.
Vol.:13,97 %

SOIL

Clay. Vineyard planted in a flat land, orientation north – south and sun exposure east-west.