Sauvignon – DOC Friuli Colli Orientali

Sauvignon blanc is one of the most distinctive grapes in the world. Its lays out a wealth of aromatic riches in a bouquet of spring flowers, pears and wild fennel. The signature aromatics make Sauvignon instantly appealing and its fragrant approachability has earned the wine numberless fans.
The vine’s roots infiltrate the tiny cracks in the ponca of the Buttrio hills, absorbing the character-enhancing minerals in the soil that underlie the wine’s fragrances of honeysuckle and white peaches.

Grapes
Sauvignon Blanc
DOC zone
Friuli Colli Orientali
Provenance of grapes
From the “Sotto Castello” vineyard at Castello di Buttrio
Appearance
Pale straw yellow
Nose
Very aromatic yet elegant with distinctive yellow peppers, sage, tropical fruits, peach and melon
Palate
Full-bodied, gracefully contoured and velvet-smooth. Excellent structure and nicely gauged acidity
Food matchings
Marvellous with crustaceans in general and scampi in particular, whether raw or gracing a plate of pasta alla busara. Ideal with lobster or spiny lobster however cooked, and as a partner for fish baked with Mediterranean herbs. Excellent with aromatic spring herb risottos
Serving temperature
8-10 °C