Description of the variety
Vineyard: La Melaria
Production area: Friuli Colli Orientali
Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc, white berry grape variety
Vine training system: Guyot, non-irrigated grassed vineyard
Pressing: cold maceration, soft pressing, and static settling of the must at a low temperature.
Fermentation: is carried out in stainless steel tanks under a controlled temperature
Ageing: on fine lees until late spring
Colour: straw yellow with greenish tinges
Nose: pronounced and vibrant it offers an array of aromas from fruity to vegetal with notes of white pulp fruit, sage, tomato leaf, bell pepper, and a constant citrus note of yellow grapefruit
Palate: dry that turns to soft, velvety, caressing with long finishing
Food pairing: crustaceans, seafood, and frittatas with herbs, and still, risottos and asparagus based dishes. It is ideal served as an aperitif
Serving temperature: 10-12 °C. We suggest serving the wine in a tulip-shaped glass with an ample bowl and slightly tapered mouth
Alcohol content: 13.50% vol.
Ageing potential: defined by its crispness this wine develops interestingly up to 4 years
The wild, lush vegetation bordering the vineyards protects the grapes from severe weather, the woods being by nature excellent custodians.