Wine Vie di Romans, Piere Isonzo Sauvignon DOC 2006
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Wine bright yellow.
The wine has a well-structured, fresh, rich, dense taste with a long aftertaste.
The wine has an elegant aroma with a hint of minerals, hints of gooseberry and hints of apricots, peaches and lemons.
The wine goes well with fish appetizers, seafood and crustaceans.
The plot is located in the municipality of Pieria Mariano del Friuli, at an altitude of 33 meters above sea level. Soils with high clay content with a mixture of gravel. The average age of the vines - 13 years. In this part of the vineyard Vie di Romans observed cooler climate. 2/3 cru occupy Italian clones of Sauvignon Blanc, a third - the French. Grapes for wine Pierre Isontso Sauvignon harvested by hand in mid-September, destemming and spend carefully crushed. Further predfermentatsionnuyu cold maceration is carried at a temperature of 8 ° C, during fermentation in barriques 9-13 days at a temperature of 15-19 ° C and partially malolactic fermentation. Wine aged for 8 months lees in stainless steel and 9 months in bottles. The result is a bright and mineral complex wine that is perfect for a luxurious fish meal. Before serving, decant it is not recommended. Ageing potential wine - 10-15 years.
Vie di Romans - one of the farms in Friuli, the most respected wine critics. For more than a century, it is controlled by the family of Gallo. The current owner of the winery Gianfranco Gallo got his business inherited from his father in the 70s of the last century, while still a teenager. From this point there are used organic farming methods - no pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
White wine farms are sold not earlier than 2 years after the harvest. Vineyard soil - gravel, sand and silt containing. Thanks to the many winds that blow from the continent and the Adriatic Sea, this place is truly unique climate - a permanent change in the weather contribute to the slow maturation of the grapes.