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Sauvignon

Sauvignon Sauvignon Friuli Colli Orientali

Classification
D.O.C. 
Eastern Hills of Friuli

Grapes
100% Sauvignon

Position and vineyards
Marly hilly soil: four different vineyards for four clones situated on the hillsides with the climate most suited to them: trained double arched cane style with 4,000 vines per hecatre, while the most recent vineyards are trained Guyot-style with 5,000 vines per hectare.

Harvest
By hand, towards mid September; 60-65 quintals per hectare.

Vinification
Whole grapes, gently pressed; the must is decanted at low temperature and left at a controlled temperature in steel tanks, then it remains for around 8 months on the yeast residues.

Alcohol content
14-14.5 %

Acidity
6-6.5 g/l

Organoleptic properties
Straw-yellow colour with greenish reflections, highly aromatic, delicate bouquet, brings to mind yellow peppers, peach and sage. Elegant, smmoth flavour with a good body.

Best served with
Hors d'oeuvres, vegetable soups, mushrooms, fish dishes with sauces

Medium annual production
15,000 bottles