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Tenuta Sant'Helena, Sauvignon Collio DOC
Tenuta Sant'Helena Sauvignon Collio DOC

 

Tasting Notes: Greenish-tinged white with heady notes of yellow bell pepper, banana and melon; smooth, alluring, firmly structured body. This limited-production wine is the fruit of meticulous clonal selections.

Location Friuli Venezia Giulia. Soil Marly of eccentric origin.
Estate Tenuta Sant'Helena Vine Training: Guyot.
Density: 4,600/ha.
Age: 20 years.
Winemaker Alberto Zanello. Vinification Light maceration on the skins for 12 hours. Soft press. Clarified. Fermented. 6 months in stainless steel.
Varietals 100% Sauvignon. Barrel None.
Residual Sugar 2 grams per liter. Maturation 6 months in stainless steel.
Acidity 6.9 grams per liter. Vintage Production 1,666 cases.
Alcohol 13% by volume. Foot Fairing Fish hors d'oeuvres, broiled lobster tail with brown butter sauce, steamed muscles, and cioppiono.
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