Sauvignon Franco Terpin 2012

Sauvignon by Terpin is a rich and intense white wine macerated on the skins for 10 days and aged in oak barrels for 12 months. The aromatic profile is wide, with scents of dried fruits, citrus, honey and resin. The taste is full-bodied, fresh and dynamic, with a long persistence. Wines made with Old Style Artisanal Methods

Characteristics

Designation
Delle Venezie IGT
Grape Types
Sauvignon 100%
Alcohol content
14.0%
Bottle Size
75 cl Bottle
Vineyards
25 years old vines cultivate accirding to the guyot system in the typical soil form Collio. Organic faming
Vinification
Maceration on the skins for 10 days and fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Whithout filtrations
Aging
12 months in oak barrels and 12 in steel vats
Philosophy of production
Artisanal, No added sulfites or minimum, Orange Wine, Macerated on grape peel, Indigenous yeasts,

Awards

Wine Spectator
2011
92 / 100

To drink it at its best

Service temp.
10°-12°C
Opening
To enjoy an artisanal wine at its best, we recommend you to let it 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large Goblet
Large Goblet

Perfect for intense and strctured orange wines, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

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

sommelier's description

Colour Birght amber yellow

Scent Wide and rich, of yellow and dried fruits, honey, citrus, resin and herbs

Taste Full-bodied, rich, smooth and energic, with a vibrant freshness

producer: Terpin Franco

Main Wines
Ribolla Gialla, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Friulano
Foundation Year
1994
Hectares of Vines
10
Owned grapes
100%
Year production
25.000 bt
Oenologist
Franco Terpin
Address
Località Valerisce 6 A - 34070 San Floriano del Collio (GO)

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