Sauvignon Blanc Cru Selection

2013

Sauvignon Blanc CRU Selection L

Wine description

An intense golden colour invites you to discover rich aromas and a well-developed body. Slow ageing in the cask draws out complex notes ranging from sage to paprika, from wild flowers to tobacco and leather: all rounded off in a long aftertaste.

With food

Goes well with delicate first courses, fish and shellfish, seasoned goat cheeses and cream cheese.

Aging

Suitable for drinking, with an excellent ageing potential, at least ten years.

    • Grape type:

      Sauvignon Blanc
    • Region:

      Collio – Italy, Brda – Slovenija
    • Vineyards:

      Podgredič (IT), Jordano (SLO)
    • Vineyards age:

      18 - 39 years
    • Vineyards altitude:

      120 - 250 metres above sea level
    • Vineyards exposure:

      Podgredič - east / Jordano - north
    • Soil type:

      Podgredič: clay; Jordano: marl (opoka)
    • Harvest:

      hand-harvested, bunches carefully selected, end of September
    • Vinification:

      4 days of maceration in 5,000 Litre stainless steel tanks. Soft pressure with pneumatic pressure. Fermentation with natural grape yeasts.

    • Maturation:

      12 months in 4,000 Litre conical oak barrels (tino), 11 months in 500 Litre oak barrels (tono)
    • Maturation in bottle:

      at least 2 months
    • Alcohol:

      13,5 % by volume
    • Total acidity:

      5,3 g / l
    • Bottle:

      0.75 l
    • Bottling:

      3.133 bottles 0,75 l in August 2015, without cleaning and filtration
    • Serving temperature:

      12 °C
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Cru Selection

Cru Selection wines have a very rich colour, an extraordinary beautiful body, which reflects the characteristic mineral note. These non-filtered wines are also extremely persistent.

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