EttaroSauvignon Blanc Riserva
EttaroSauvignon Blanc Riserva

The result is a careful job of research, analysis and passion; it is an elegant wine with an incisive minerality, intense freshness and pleasant flavor.
Man’s labor embraces the climate and the area, giving maximum expression to this variety: a wide range of flowers and white-fleshed fruit blends into the refined, toasted traces and delicate citrus notes.

Provenance of grapes:
From the vineyards of Castello di Buttrio
layers of marl and sandstone of eocene origin, known as “ponca” in Friulian
Vineyard sites:
Hillslope rows, planted on ledges for improved vineyard management
Site climate:
The location in the hills at Castello di Buttrio, 142 metres above sea level, ensures perfect air circulation and the ideal range of day-night temperatures at harvest time brings the grapes to optimal ripeness
Age of vines:
20-30 years
Training system:
Vineyard management:
Low environmental impact management encourages the grapes to express the territory
Harvest period:
Decided on the basis of periodic grape tastings and monitoring of sugar, acidity and aromatic ripeness
Soft whole-grape pressing. Settling at 14°C for 12 hours part of the most is fermented in stainless-steel baths at a controlled temperature of 18-20° C and another part in wooden barrels
For 11 months on fermentation fine lees
Release to market:
3½ years after the harvest
Sensory profile:
Appearance: Brilliant straw yellow
Nose: Hints of white grape and jasmine. A fresh citrus balances well the toasted nuances.
Palate: Full-bodied and elegant taste. The characteristics perceived by the smell are confirmed with an intense mineral and fresh flavor. Excellent structure, well-balanced.
Food matchings:
Marvellous with crustaceans and excellent with lobster alla Catalana or flavorful fish dishes such as salmon grilled with fine herbs. Well-paired with seafood In general or vegetable risotto dishes.
Serving temperature:
10° – 12° C
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