SAUVIGNON Trentino DOC
Sauvignon grapes in various clonal selections
Telve plot, located at 450 metres above sea level on the central part of the Telve fan; 15-20% slope, southern exposure. Derived from typical schistose metamorphic of Lagorai rocks, peebly, sandy texture, permeable, well-drained, quite deep, decarbonated, sub-acid and average chemical fertility.
Vigalzano plot, located at an altitude of 500 metres above sea level in a hilly area near the town of Pergine Valsugana; 20-30% slope, southern exposure. Soil originated from outcrops of metamorphic rock-slates, dissolced, sandy texture, rich of crumbly skeleton, decarbonated and neutral.
Telve: planting year 2006, vine density 4.500 plants/hectare, simple Trentino pergola cultivation method.
Vigalzano: installation dated 2011, vine density 6.200 plants/hectare, vertical-trellisen, guyot training.
Grapes harvested by hand during the second ten days of September, output of 70-80 quintals/hectare (1,4 kg/vine).
Traditional white wine vinification process with short cold maceration of crushed grapes. Fermentation performed partly in steel containers and partly in oak barrels.
Number of bottles produced
Serve at 12°C
Tasting notes and table companions
Straw-yellow colour; well-balanced aroma with interwoven fruity and vegetables overtones. Good structure, with varietal after aroma.
This is a solidly-built wine, particularly suitable for fish or meat hors-d’oeuvres or first courses in general.