Sauvignon wine, astonishing italian whites
Sauvignon wine from Friuli is one of the most elegant exmples of Italian white wine, famous and enjoyed at the international level. It is made utilizing the Sauvignon varietal that, even if distributed throughout the world’s winemaking countries, has been produced in this adopted home since the 1800s.
In this Italian region, careful selection, cultivation procedures and wine producing traditions have combined to exalt the unique characteristics of this remarkable Sauvignon wine. Timing the harvest is crucial, taking place in a series of stages to reach a perfect balance in the different maturity levels of the grape clusters. Production is carried out primarily in steel containers to maintain zest, as well as the distinctive color of Sauvignon, which holds through a six-month fermentation process before being bottled.
Sauvignon wine is straw yellow with pale green hues, and an intense bouquet of fresh tomato leaves, peppers and elder. It has a soft, full-bodied palate, and is wonderful company for vegetable-based dishes such as asparagus risottos, borage herb frittatas and mixed mushroom salads. It also combines perfectly with fish soup, and steamed cuttlefish with peas. This white is best served at 8° C.