Sauvignon "Suade" IGT
Grown on the hills of the Estate “Tenuta Val de Brun”. The R3-clone grapes make the most typical and representative Sauvignon, with a distinguishing aroma of peppers and tomato leaves.
Vineyards: 5,000/6,000 grapevines per hectare (average age: 10-15 years).
Average production: 1/1.5 kg per grapevine (70/80 q. per hectare).
Grape variety: Sauvignon.
Growing technique: Sylvoz.
The grapes are harvested by hand towards the first of September and are lightly crushed in environment without oxygen. After static decantation, the must undergoes primary fermentation at 18°C with the help of selected yeasts. The thus obtained wine remains in contact with the grape skins for a couple of weeks, after which it is filtered and subjected to tartaric stabilization. After bottling, the wine is allowed to age a couple of months.
Colour: straw yellow with greenish reflections.
Bouquet: aromatic and delicate, reminding of pepper and exotic fruit.
Taste: dry, fresh without excesses, elegant, velvety.
Alcohol content, % vol. 11.50 - 12.50
Sugars, g/l 4.00 – 5.00
Total acidity, g/l 5.50 – 6.50
8 – 10° C, opening the bottle at the moment.
Keep in a dry and cool place and far from light and heat sources.
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“Suade” Sauvignon I.G.T. - Astoria