Sauvignon – Castelvecchio
Sauvignon Castelvecchio – DOC Carso
Castelvecchio is a part of the Karst (Carso) area in the province of Gorizia (Sagrado city). The landscape is typical of the Karst region: arid and rocky soil with a reduced stratum of red sand, but rich in iron and lime-stone. The area is constantly ventilated and influenced by the near sea.
Harvesting and vinifications
Manual harvest. Slight grape pressing, alcoholic fermentation and maturation sur lie in steel tanks.
Color Bright straw with green reflections. Smell Complex smell with vegetal notes typical of the varietal grape (tomato leaves). It also features nice notes of citrus, grapefruit, and has finishing aromas of white peach. Taste On the palate you can find the same olfactory notes
as above. At the end a slight salty and mineral touch typical of the Karst terroir.
Goes well with
Ideal with first courses, in particular with fine grilled fish, fish soups and white meat. It finds an interesting combination with Asiatic cuisine, spicy and bitter-sweet dishes. We suggest serving it at 10-12°C.
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