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Producer: San MarzanoGrape Varieties: Malvasia 50%, Sauvignon Blanc 50%Optimum Drinking: Within 3 yearsWine Style: fresh aromatic dry whiteAlcohol by Volume: 12.5%Closure: ScrewcapCountry: Italy
Bursting with aromas of citrus and tropical fruits. Lively, fresh and mineral in the mouth.
In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano, whose families had farmed the land for generations, combined their efforts to establish 'Cantine San Marzano'. Through the decades this coooperative has grown significantly, attracting over 1200 vine growers, using modern and technologically advanced plants and producing elegant wines without forgetting the obligation to the very old Apulian wine tradition. Nowadays the melding of time honoured tradition, passion and sensibility with contemporary techniques enables this winery to produce wines with distinctive varietal and regional characters, marvellously reflecting individual attention, seasonal variation and local terroir.
The area is about 100 meters above sea level and benefits from great diurnal temperature variations. Harvest : Second and third week of August.
Soft soil layer, thin with a fine texture
Cryomaceration in the pressing machine for 6-8 hours followed by soft pressing of the grapes, cold static decantation and alcoholic fermentation at 11°C to retain freshness and aroma. Aged in stainless steel.
Malvasia 50%, Sauvignon Blanc 50%
Excellent with starters and fish soup, fresh cheese and pasta with light sauces
International Wine Challenge , Bronze, 2014;
Sommelier Wine Awards , Commended, 2014;
International Wine Challenge, Commended, 2015
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