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Classification

I.G.P. Indicazione Geografica Protetta Colli Aprutini Bianco.

Production area

Estate-owned vineyards in the minucipality of Controguerra at 260 meters a.s.l. (850 ft).

Soil composition

Soil is relatively loose, predominantly clay.

Grape varietals

Viogner, Semillon and Sauvignon.

Vineyard characteristics

The training system is vertical-trellis (Controspalliera) with a density of 4,600 vines per hectare. Exposure is partly north-eatern and partly south-western.

Harvest & vinification

The grapes for San Biagio 18 are harvested, after a carful selection, during the second decade of August starting with Viognier, followed by Semillion and lastly Sauvignon. The grapes are destemmed, crushed softly and left to ferment in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature between 15 and 17 degrees C (59-62 F).

Sensory characteristics

Colore: straw yellow with greenish highlights.
Profumo: Fruity, reminiscent of pink grapefruit, white peach, pineapple, passion fruit, apricot and citrus combined with intense and elegant floral notes of sage, broom, acacia blossom, tomato leaves, green pepper and box hedge.
Gusto: dry and refreshing on the palate, round and zesty with a pleasant citrusy aftertaste.

Food pairing

San Biagio 18 pais beautifully with fish-based dishes, seafood salad, appetizers, herbed risottos and all fish in general.

Dati analitici

Alcol 13,00% vol
Acidità totale 6,20 g/l

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