Sauvignon (2015)

Specogna

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    This 2015 vintage took home a gold medal in 2017, and the 2014 vintage was awarded the medal for best Italian sauvignon at the World Sauvignon competition in 2015. 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