SAUVIGNON BLANC – IGP Puglia
In the local dialect of Troia, near Foggia, “A ‘vorièt” refers to the Bora, the katabatic wind which descends from the North/North-East and refreshes our vines.
Grape variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Vine age: 15 years
Training system: Guyot espalier
Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare
Average grape yield per hectare: 90 quintals (9000 kg)
Production area: Troia (FG), Puglia
Altitude: 439 metres above sea-level
Soil characteristics: chalky tufa-rich, medium texture
Harvesting period: first few days of September
White wine vinification process, soft vacuum pressing, temperature controlled fermentation process at 15° C, ageing for 6 months in steel and at least 3 months in the bottle.
Alcohol content: 12,5% Vol.
Appearance: Straw-yellow, with faint green reflections.
Aroma: intense and distinct, with hints of exotic fruit.
Taste: soft and pleasant on the palate, dry and well-structured.
Recommended with: its structure makes it suitable for seafood first courses, also baked or grilled fish, vegetables or semi-mature cheeses.
Serving temperature: 9° – 13° C.