Wine "Conte della Vipera", Umbria IGT, 2014
The wine is light yellow color with greenish highlights.
The wine has a distinctive, spicy, fresh taste with bright acidity and a long, balanced finish.
The aroma of the wine shows varietal fruit flavors expressed in the first place, pleasant notes of citrus, white peach and lychee.
The wine goes well with fish, fish pate, snails, seafood, white meat poultry, snacks, salads and egg dishes.
Season 2013 was marked by frequent and abundant rainfall during all phases of vegetation and subsequent warm weather without the excessive heat. Unlike previous years, the maturation of the grapes was gradual and ended a little later than usual. Harvest Sauvignon Blanc collected during the first ten days of September, while the Semillon was removed from the vines in late September, two weeks later than usual. Harvested grapes showed excellent health, fine acidity and excellent varietal flavor. Immediately after hand-picking the grapes has been sent to the winery, where it is cooled by means of a conveyor with cold water. This process is important to preserve aromas of grapes. After soft pressing musts was again cooled at 10 ° C for natural decantation. Fermentation tanks of stainless steel was held at a controlled temperature not exceeding 16 ° C. Then the wine is stored at low temperature (10 ° C) to prevent the malolactic fermentation and preserving the greatest extent possible varietal character grapes. At the last stage is mixed with Sauvignon Blanc is separate fermentation of grape varieties of Semillon, thus achieving the amplitude and spice wine "Conte della Viper."
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