Sauvignon San Giovanni

D.O.C. Collio

Sweetly scented bouquet of white flowers, lemon oils and smoke. Full, fat but at the same time very elegant with evident acidity which gives incredible freshness. Very long with notable minerality.

It is completely dry with approximately 14%vol alcohol produced only from natural sugar from grapes.

Wine: Sauvignon San Giovanni
Geographical Area: Collio
Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon blanc
Production Zone: Cormons (Gorizia)
Name: San Giovanni (Cormons)
Age of vines: 48 years
Soil profile: Layers of clay marl alternating with sandstone flysch of Eocene origin called “ponca” locally
Vine training system: Single and double arch-cane guyot
Exposure: South, lightly hilly position
Yield: 5000 kg/ha
Harvest: Manual in small boxes at the end of August
Elaboration: Whole grapes crushing and soft pressing. Cold clarification just by gravity of only free run juice. Fermentation in oak barrels where wine remains for about eight months. No malolactic fermentation. Bentonite clarification and gentle filtration at the time of bottling.
Bottle: Burgundy authentique 0.75L, 1.5L
Closure: Natural cork, tin capsule
Packiging: Box 6 bottles