Wine Vieris Isonzo Sauvignon DOC 2006
Wine rich golden-yellow color.
The wine has a balanced, fresh, mild flavor with herbal character typical of Sauvignon Blanc. On the palate - fruit tones, under which tangible nuances of oak. Long aftertaste.
The wine has a complex, intense aroma with notes of exotic fruits (pineapple and greyfruta), vanilla and butter.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, white meat and pasta, with fish feed.
In the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia produce the best white wines of Italy. Individuality terroir of Friuli is its location - it is on the convergence of two climates, Mediterranean and continental. In the Mediterranean climate wines are mineral with bright acidity and a continental - more mature and fatty. Combining climates offers unique wine - mineral and mature. Just their influence on the formation of character wines are rather poor rocky soil with good drainage and cool winds from the Adriatic.
Known wine house Vie di Romans belongs to the family Gallo. Headed household talented winemaker Gianfranco Gallo since 1977. Gianfranco is one of the most respected specialists in the world on grape variety Sauvignon Blanc. About Vieris Sauvignon Gianfranco says "Sauvignon should not have elements of dampness. Herbaceous most applicable to Sauvignon from the Loire. We get more matured performance. We have a scent of apricot, white peach and ripe grapefruit." Its main purpose, he puts the production of quality white wines, like the great wines of Burgundy, but in his inimitable style. Title economy Vie di Romans - «Roman road" - exactly conveys historical fact. Through the valley of the river Soca once a road, between Rome and the port city on the Adriatic. Farm size is 40 hectares. Crop is harvested by hand the latest in the region - from 7 to 20 September, allowing very low yields - 1 kg / vine. Vieris Sauvignon is made from grapes of French clones in Bordeaux-style: cold maceration, fermentation in stainless steel tanks at temperatures of 15-19 ° C for 12 days. Excerpt on the noble lees for 8 months in French barriques (2/3 and 1/3 medium roasting deep roasting). Barriques 10% new, 90% 3-year. Bottle aging 9 months. Sauvignon Vie di Romans has significant potential to aging - 15 years. Gianfranco notes that "the nobility of this wine is manifested only in the course of time."