Veneto, Italy

Venusa Bianco, Venice — 2019

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Location: Venice, island of Mazzorbo
    • Viticulture: Guyot
    • Size: 0.8 hectare (1.98 acres)
    • Soil: Silty-sandy, rich in organic material and clay
    • Elevation: Variable from 1m to -1 m above sea level
    • Exposure: East to west, flat and level
    • Density: 4000 (1,619 vines/acre)
  • Vintage Report

    • The 2019 Venusa White shows a yellow color with golden shades that suggest the maceration on the skin. The lighter color compared with Venissa, showcases a lighter maceration has been carried out. On the nose, this wine offers a delicate intensity of floral notes sustained by a bright yellow fruit: wildflowers, ripe peach, and quince. On the palate, the wine is following the fragrance of the nose, augmented by more nuanced notes of salty minerality highlighting the Venetian’s lagoon origin. Juicy acidity drives the sip enhancing vertically and drinkability.

    • Harvest Date(s): Manually, First ten days of September
    • Average Yields: 1.5 Kg (3.31 pounds)
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks at temperatures of 16°/17° C (60.8°/62.8° F)
    • Maceration: 7 days
    • Aging: 24 months in concrete vats
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Dorona di Venezia
    • Alcohol: 12.5%