Sauvignon (2017)

Specogna

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    Gold medals all around, this delightful white is easy to drink and has the perfect WOW! factor that truly sets it apart. Looking for the perfect companion for a warm day or a fresh fish dish? This elegant sauvignon, with citrus notes of grapefruit, pineapple, yellow peppers and touches of tomato leaves will satisfy your palate, especially on a hot summer day! 
     

  • Typology: White wine
    Production area: Rocca Bernarda
    Grape variety: 100% Sauvignon 
    Soil composition: Marl, sandstone 
    Harvesting: by hand in 10 kilogram boxes. De-stemming and soft crushing.
    Fermentation and Refinery: Then the wine is immediately cooled to 7-8 ° C. 6 hours of maceration at a low temperature. Racking and coldhousing for 5 days followed by alcoholic fermentation. 10% of the wine is fermented and aged in oak barrels of 1500 liters with battonage every 10 days, while the remaining 90% is fermented and aged in steel tanks with battonage every 20 days. After eight months the two parts are joined together and bottled.
    Alcohol Content: 13% vol. 
    Temperature for Serving: 12-14°C
    Tasting notes: Firmly structured, intense, voluminous, crunchy with a good acid level; with complex, intense varietal sensation and a persistent lingering aftertaste.
    Serving Suggestions: This crisp wine is great by itself poolside, but is also complimentary to vegetable soups, asparagus, and marinated fish dishes.

Winery: Specogna