Sauvignon 'Animale Celeste' Santa Barbara 2021

"Animale Celeste" by Santa Barbara is a typical expressione of the Sauvignon grape realized in Marche region. Very traditional aromas such as pepper, tomato leaf, ripe peach, sage and geranium are protagonists on the nose. The sip is nicely fresh and balanced, smooth and fresh, mineral and persistent

Characteristics

Denomination

Marche IGT

Grape varieties

Sauvignon 100%

Category

White Wines

Region

Marche (Italy)

Alcohol content

11.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

In Ancona area, at 350 metres above sea level on calcareous soils with north-west exposure

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation in steel vats controlled temperature

Aging

5 months in steel vats

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Luca Maroni
2020
96 / 100
Veronelli
2020
88 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
8°-10°C
Glass
Medium open goblet
Medium open goblet

Perfect for young and medium bodied white wines which don't require excessive oxygenation to open. The opening, slightly tighter than the body of the glass, favors the concentration of aromas towards the nose, enhancing the perception of aromas and limiting the dispersion

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for over 2-3 years

WHITE WINE SAUVIGNON 'ANIMALE CELESTE' SANTA BARBARA 2021 DESCRIPTION

Colour Straw yellow with greenish nuance

Scent Typical aromas of sage, geranium, peach pulp, pepper and tomato leaf

Taste Well balanced between silkiness and freshness, sapid, fine and persistent

producer: Santa Barbara

Main wines
Verdicchio, blend a base di montepulciano e altri vitigni internazionali
Foundation year
1984
Hectares of vineyards
40
Annual production
900.000 bt
Enologist
Pierluigi Lorenzetti
Address
Borgo Mazzini, 35 - 60010 Barbara (AN)

Perfect to drink with

  • Eggs and Savoury Pies
  • Smoked Fish Appetizers
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Pasta with Fish no Tomato
  • Grilled Fish