NEWS AND EVENTS

LE GRAND TASTING by Bettane + Desseauve

2-3 December - 2021
Carrousel du Louvre - Paris

MERANO WINE FESTIVAL 

8-12 November 2021
Merano

OPERA WINES by Wine Spectator 

19th June 2021
Verona

GREAT WINES OF ITALY by James Suckling 

6th March 2020
Moor Building - Miami

WINE SYMPOSIUM VILLA D'ESTE

7-10 November 2019
Villa d'Este - Cernobbio



2020 VIERIS SAUVIGNON

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol: 14.48 %

Total acidity: 5.90 g/l

pH: 3.40

Estimated peak of maturation: 7 years

Estimated cellar life: 18 years

VINEYARD

Category: white, dry

Grape variety: sauvignon blanc 100% (more French than Italian clones)

Source vineyard: Vieris

Geographical area: Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte

Place: Mariano del Friuli (GO)

Average planting age: 22 years

Vine density: 6,000 vines/ha (2,428 vines/acre)

Yield per hectare and per vine: 3,340 kg/ha (2,979 lbs/ac) and 0.54 kg/vine

Layout: 2.40 x 0.70 m – 1.90 x 0.80 m - 1.60 x 1 m

Area: 9.42 ha (23.28 ac) in production

Elevation: 31 m (101 ft)

Exposure: East-West and North-South

Training method: simple guyot and spur pruning

Soils profile: rather shallow, with generous gravel-pebbly texture, sand-silt of a reddish hue due to presence of ferrous and aluminum oxides, well drained, little water-retention capacity

Harvest period: 8th, 10th, and 11th September 2020

VINIFICATION

De-stemming and crushing

Pre-fermentation cold maceration: 8 °C (46 °F)

Pre-fermentation cold settling

Fermentation: 16÷19°C (61-66 °F)

Yeast: selected strains

Length of fermentation: 18 days

Malolactic fermentation: not made

Maturation: 9 months on the lees

Clarification: non-agent natural in steel

Bottling: 21st and 22nd July 2021

Bottle-ageing: 8 months