Villanova Sauvignon Collio Doc
|Eye||Yellow with barely pronounced green highlights|
|Nose||Perfumes are a continuous evolution of a thousand floral and vegetable essences, all well mixed together, with hints of mint,until you reach the elderberry|
|Mouth||Full but fragrant and savory wine|
|Pairings||Asparagus, creamy vegetable soups, risotto, grilled fish, slightly hot and spicy dishes|
|Appellation||Sauvignon Collio Doc|
|Region||Friuli Venezia-Giulia (IT)|
|Place of Production||N/A|
|Wine bottle size||0,75 L Standard|
Founded in 1499, Tenuta Villanova is nowadays the longest-living winery of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
The property covers approximately 495 acres, from the high banks of Isonzo river, to the Collio hills.Tenuta Villanova produces excellences in both sectors of wine and distillation.
Tenuta Villanova expresses the art of wine a few steps from Gorizia, a city where the art of lacemaking (so-called “merletto goriziano”) took place.
From the Eocene era, soil is marked by marls and sandstones flysch. In later ages it turned into the “ponca”: the traditional rocky substrate of the hilly area.
Ageing is done of 90% in steel and 10% left in oak tonneaux for 6 months with frequent batonnage. Shelf life of the wine is from 4 to 6 years from the harvest, depending on storage conditions.