Villa Russiz

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Sauvignon, Collio DOC – 2015

download facts sheet Download tasting notes where to buy
  • 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 2-11, 2015
  • 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 8 months before bottling, 8-9
      months after harvest.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
    • Alcohol: 13.5%
    • TA: 5.6g/L
  • Tasting Notes

    • Greenish straw yellow with delicate and aromatic aromas. Exotic fresh fruit like pineapple, peach and sage. A wine with elegant and velvety taste, full bodied and easy to drink.

    • Serving Suggestions: Ham appetizers, light fish dishes.