The Sauvignon Blanc by Attems appears in the glass in a shiny golden color with a slight greenish shimmer. The bouquet of this white wine shows pleasant sage and tomato leaf notes, with the note of peach, melon and white plum in the finish.
The fresh and aromatic taste is extremely full-bodied. The flattering and harmonious finish offers a long-lasting aroma experience.
Vinification for the Sauvignon Blanc by Attems
The vines for this wine grow in vineyards, which are located in the middle of the plains and hills of the province of Gorizia. A high light intensity contributes to the grapes being able to ripen optimally.
Winters are usually severe and summers mild in this area near the Adriatic Sea.
After selective harvesting, the grapes are gently pressed and fermented under temperature control at 15-18°C for 15 days in stainless steel tanks. It is then stored for 4 months in a stainless steel tank on the fine yeast, 10% matures for 2 months in barrique barrels and the wine matures for another month on the bottle.
Food recommendation for the Sauvignon Blanc by Attems
Enjoy this dry white wine with pasta, risotto with seafood or fried fish dishes with potatoes and asparagus.
Awards for the Sauvignon Blanc by Attems (vintage 2014)
Bibenda: 3 grapes
Gambero Rosso: 1 black glass
Veronelli: ** (87 points)
Wine Spectator: 88 points
|Type of Wine:||White wine|
|Region:||Friaul-Julisch Venetien (IT)|
|Sub region:||Collio Goriziano /Collio DOC (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||balcony/patio , family event , to enjoy during the week , typical national evening , Cooking with Friends , summer-wine|
|Ageing in:||stainless steel tank , small barrel|
|Grape Variety:||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||IGT Indicazione Geografica Tipica|
|Soil:||sandstone , clay , Loam , marl|
|Maturation:||stainless steel tank , Barrique 225 l , bottle-aged|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||stone fruits , tropical fruits , vegetable / vegetal , spicy|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||8 - 10|
|Food Pairing:||Light dishes , bright, hearty dishes|
|Glass Recommendation:||White Wine Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Burgundy Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||12,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Conti Attems Soc.Agr. srl s.u. - Via Quileia 30 - 34070 Capriva del Friuli - Italien|