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Archètipi Sauvignon

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Archètipi Sauvignon

Friuli DOP

Archètipi Sauvignon

Grape varieties and vineyards

Sauvignon Blanc, a mix of French clones and the famous R3 Friulano

Area

Romans D’Isonzo, Zuccole area.

Soil

Alluvial soils made up of an underlying layer of gravel covered with reddish clay rich in iron oxide.

Climate

Mediterranean, breezy, with good day-night temperature swings.

Training system

Bilateral Guyot.

Planting density

4000 vines/ha

Harvest

Manual.

Winemaking

Cold maceration of the pressed grapes (6 – 8 hours), soft pressing (only free run juice), fermentation in steel at 12-14°C.

Ageing

Ageing in steel (9 months on the fi ne lees).

Alcohol

12.5% VOL

Tasting notes

The production process aims to enhance the characteristics of the variety (aromatic notes) and the territory (freshness and tanginess). The long ageing on the fine lees adds character and structure to the wine. This wine has great ageing potential, which will add further aromatic complexity and elegance.

Serving suggestion

Starters, fish dishes, seafood and shellfish. Perfect with sushi and Asian food.

Serving temperature

12°C