Antinori San Giovanni della Sala 2016

Antinori San Giovanni della Sala 2016

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0,75 l  -  12.50% by vol.
Castello della Sala (Antinori)
The excellent fragrance of the grapes allowed us to obtain a wine with great balance, fragrant, the solid structure and the right amount of alcohol. Straw yellow color, scent is floral but with warm notes reminiscent of ripe fruit. Tasty, but at the same time soft mineral with a long and rich.
Straw Yellow
But with floral notes reminiscent of warm ripe fruit
Tasty, but at the same time soft mineral with a long and rich.
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Serving temperature:
08 - 10°C.
Longevity:
03 - 05 years
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Name Antinori San Giovanni della Sala 2016
Wine type White still
Classification
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Umbria
Grapes 50% Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Riesling, 25% Trebbiano Toscano, Viognier
History The first vintage of Castello della Sala Orvieto Classico was 1990. With the 1997 vintage the wine became an Orvieto Classico Superiore DOC (the new name "Superior" was born in 1997). The name "Superior" specifies that the yields per hectare of vineyards to be much lower than those of normal Orvieto Classico - the grapes must be harvested only when they are in an advanced state of maturation and the wine can be presented on the market only after 1 March following the harvest year. The Castello della Sala is located about 18 km from Orvieto. The Castle is an example of medieval military architecture and its vineyards have a microclimate ideal for producing wines that require a cooler climate than average, as white wines.
Climate The spring temperatures and excellent water availability have fostered good germination of all varieties, even slightly earlier than average, followed by optimal conditions for flowering and fruit set. The rainfall that has characterized the first part of the summer, has allowed the plants to maintain a good balance of vegetation even in the hot month of August providing a total ripening, plus the temperature differential between day and night, allowed the grapes to ripen gradually arriving at harvest healthy and well turgid, will certainly be a 'year to remember. These conditions remained stable during the harvesting period allowing the optimal time to wait for the collection of varieties intended to produce S. Giovanni's Room, which began around the end of August. The excellent fragrance of the grapes allowed us to obtain a wine with great balance, fragrant, the solid structure and the right amount of alcohol.
Vinification The yield per hectare of vineyards that produce this wine is very low (about 70 Q). The grapes, harvested at a ripeness sugar slightly above average, were immediately transported to the winery and the different varieties vinified separately. In order to give good extract and aroma to wine, some of the grapes were vinified by adopting the technique of cold fermentation (the juice is left in contact with the skins for about six hours at a temperature of 10 ° C). The must thus obtained was added to that obtained by direct pressing of grapes and introduced into stainless steel tanks where fermentation took place at a controlled temperature (not exceeding 16 ° C). The wine was then stored in stainless steel tanks until the assembly
Alcohol 12.50% by volume
On sale Price Antinori San Giovanni della Sala 2016 € 11.50  With VAT

Castello della Sala (Antinori)

OVERVIEW Castello della Sala stands on a rocky promontory (at 534m a.s.l.)in the Umbrian Apennines not far from the border with Tuscany, about 18km from the historical town of Orvieto. This beautiful Medieval fortress is surrounded by old Etruscan h...
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