Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Sauvignon, Collio DOC – 2014

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Collio DOC
    • Location: In the vicinity of the winery, on hillsides facing south and northeast
    • Viticulture: Sustainable
    • Soil: Marl
    • Density: 4,500-5,000 vines/hectare (1,820-2,025 vines/acre)
    • Training: Arched cane and Guyot trained
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): September 9-15
  • Vinification

    • Perfectly ripened grapes are hand-harvested during the chilly early hours of the day. The bunches are then quickly carried to the cellar where they are gently pressed. The first must is pumped into temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats. The wine is kept on its lees for at least 6 months before bottling, 8 months after harvest.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
    • Production (in cases): 39,000 bottles
    • Production Case Pack: 12/750ml
    • Alcohol: 13%
    • TA: 6.0g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Greenish straw-yellow color with delicate aromatics; exotic fresh fruit, pineapple, peach and sage aromas; a wine with an elegant and velvety taste, full bodied and easy to drink. Pair with ham appetizers, light fish dishes.