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SAUVIGNONASSE Quercus

SAUVIGNONASSE Quercus

An peculiar indigenous variety of Brda. Field flowers, a rich body and an almond finish.

Colour, aroma and taste

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Colour: yellow with a golden hue

Aroma: The well-known and unique aroma intertwining field flowers, elderflower, almonds and pine needles.

Taste: Mineral freshness, full body with complex aromas and a long almond finish.

The sommelier recommends

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Food pairing: Ideal with shrimps, seasonal minestrones, grilled vegetables and asparagus.

Aging potential: up to 3 years

Serving temperature: 8–10°C

Production method

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Origin
Wine growing area: Brda
Position of vineyards: SW, S, E
Form of vineyards: terraced
Altitude: 80 – 200 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Spacing: 4,000- 5,000 vines/ha
Age of vineyards: 10 – 30 years
Soil type: marl, sandstone
Climate: sub-Mediterranean, a mixture of warm sea air and influence of cold Alpine winds
Grapes
Variety: 100% Sauvignonasse
Harvesting: exclusively handpicked grapes

Fermentation
100 % in stainless steel at 14°C

Maturing
100% in stainless steel, 6 months »sur lie«

Malolactic fermentation: none

Awards

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Year and the name of the evaluation Vintage Award
2017 Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016 Silver Medal
2017 Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona (Slovenia) 2016 Gold Medal

Parameters

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Vintage: 2016
Alcohol by volume: 13,5 % vol
Acids: 5,14 g/l
pH: 3,30
Residual sugar: 3,5 g/l

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