Sauvignon

Vigneto Bellazoia

Grape variety

sauvignon blanc

Type of soil

marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin. Locally known as “Ponca”

Exposition

south / south west

Pest control

low environmental impact integrated pest management

Tasting notes

pale lemon colour with greenish highlights; The nose it’s quite intense and complex with herbaceous notes, lime zest, passion fruits, white flower, eldeflower and boxwood. On the palate is harmonius, intense, fruity, crispy and herbaceous. The finish is very persistant and elegant

Temperature service

12°C

Alcohol

13,5% abv

mid September, hand harvested in the coolest hours of the day

after a soft press, the must has been decanted for 24 hours at a fixed temperature of 0°C, then fermentation in stainless steel vats for 18 days with 16°C temperature controlled

the complexity and minerality of this wine makes it pairs very well with any shellfish dishes like spaghetti and lobster. A must try with soft goat cheese, even better if aged

DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS 2020

DOC FCO Sauvignon Vigneto Bellazoia Grand Cru 2017 – 87 points