Sauvignon 'Vette' Tenuta San Leonardo 2021

Aromatic white wine, with scents of sage, white peach, green pepper, fresh and mineral
12.50 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT

Grape varieties

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Category

White Wines

Region

Trentino (Italy)

Alcohol content

12.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Short cold maceration, fermentation at 12 degrees for 12 days, five months on yeast in stainless steel with frequent batonage

Aging

Some months in steel tanks

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2020
91 / 100
Wine Spectator
2019
90 / 100
Bibenda
2020
Gambero Rosso
2019
2 / 3
Veronelli
2020
89 / 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

Right Away Young

Perfect to drink right away

WHITE WINE SAUVIGNON 'VETTE' TENUTA SAN LEONARDO 2021 DESCRIPTION

Vette di San Leonardo is the splendid sauvignon of the cellar Tenuta San Leonardo, a reality dating back to 1724 that was once the residence of the friars Crociferi, since this year it has always belonged to the same family. Today, still retains its old world charm thanks to the owner and a direct descendant of the family, the Marquis Carlo Guerrieri Gonzaga which owns the structure and twenty-five acres of land planted with vines, as well as another three hundred for agricultural use. The aspiration of create wine in this wonderful estates dates back to the nineteenth century when, planting the first vineyards, the family Guerrieri Gonzaga produced quality wines in this precious terroir. In most of San Leonardo wines is possible to find the unique organoleptic characteristics, such as the highest concentration of anthocyanins than the other wines of Trentino region. Vette di San Leonardo owes its name (vette means “peaks”) to the beautiful mountains that surround the vineyards, capable of giving a tasty and pleasant drink, enriched with all the charisma of this great grape. From one of the best Italian wine cellars, Vette di San Leonardo is rich and fragrant, ideal for those who would like to enjoy a corner of Trentino Alto Adige.

Colour Straw yellow with greenish reflections

Scent Aromatic and intense aromas of white peach, green pepper and a hint of sage

Taste Dry and full-bodied, pleasantly sour with good minerality, elegant

producer: Tenuta San Leonardo

Main wines
Tagli stile Bordolese, Merlot, Sauvignon
Foundation year
1724
Hectares of vineyards
45
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
290.000 bt
Enologist
Carlo Ferrini
Address
Località San Leonardo - Frazione Borghetto all'Adige (TN)

Perfect to drink with

  • Eggs and Savoury Pies
  • Finger Food
  • Smoked Fish Appetizers
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Fish Soup without Tomato
  • Steamed fish-crustaceans
  • Sushi & Sashimi
  • Fish Soup with Tomato
  • Grilled Fish