Sauvignon Pàjze Collio DOC - 2019
Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most important grape varieties in the world. Its origins are thought to be from the Loire Valley in France, but with time it found the right place in the majority of the wine-making countries. Each country making a precise style according to the terroir where it's grown. Friuli Venezia Giulia is the northeast border region in Italy, right next to Slovenia. Here, Sauvignon Blanc makes tasty, well structured, and perky wines.
Ivan Muzic, is been guiding the family company now for thirty years. His great passion for nature and his land makes him a free spirit born to live within his vineyard beside the weather or the season. Orieta, the wife, together with Elija and Fabian, the sons, have been supporting the father's passion both in the vineyards and in the cellar for years. The company holds 20 ha of planted vines and seems that there is no reason to stop growing. Their mission is first to respect three main objectives: growth, tradition and environment. This love for nature, its fruits, and the environment let them obtain the MAGIS certification, which guarantees the full environmental sustainability of the wines.
The wine shows a light straw yellow color with a greenish tinge. On the nose is intense and persistent, with ripe tropical fruit notes and aromas of green leaves like tomato, sage, and mint. Dry with a medium body with a very lively character on the palate.
Vinification through de-stemming and crushing of the grapes following a maceration on the skin of 12 hours, at low temperature. Follows fermentation for 8-10 days and aging on "fine lees" with lees stirring for at least 4-5 months.
|NAME:||Sauvignon Pàjze Collio DOC|
|REGION:||Friuli Venezia Giulia|
|GRAPE VARIETY:||100% Sauvignon Blanc|
|AGING:||Stainless Steel, Lees Stirring|