Sanct Valentin Sauvignon from top Italian producer cooperative St. Michael-Eppan. This is arguably the most famous white wine produced at the winery. This fine wine is not only the pride of the winery today and the most important wine of the Sanct Valentin line, but also one of Italy’s most award-winning white wines.
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|Producer||Cantina St. Michael-Eppan|
|Region||Trentino Alto Adige|
|Classification||Südtirol - Alto Adige D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry white wine|
|Maturation||6 months combined in steel tanks and wood.|
|Bouquet||Dense nose of yellow fruit, gooseberry, elderflower and ripe redcurrant.|
|Taste||Crisp acidity, smooth body and an elegant fullness.|
|Pairs with||An exquisite accompaniment to exclusive parties and special occasions. It pairs well with fried fish such as ocean perch, sole or char on pepper cream or with full-flavored vegetable risotto. Serve at 8 -10 C.|
|Harvesting method||Vendemmia da inizio a fine settembre; raccolta e selezione manuali delle uve.|
|Extraction method||Vinificazione: la quota maggiore (80%) è fatta fermentare in tini d‘acciaio, nei quali il vino giace sui lieviti fini fino a fine aprile. La parte rimanente è vinificata e affinata in parte in legno grosso (10%) e in parte in tonneaux (10%).|
The vines for the Sanct Valentin Sauvignon white wine have an age of 10 to 28 years and grow in the cooperatives limestone vineyards in the St. Michael and Eppan/Berg areas at altitudes between 450 and 600 m.
The grapes were manually harvested, sorted, and destemmed. The majority (90%) of the grapes were fermented in steel tanks, inside which the wine was aged for 6 months on the lees. The remainder was fermented and aged in wood.
Bouquet: Dense nose of yellow fruit, gooseberry, elderflower and ripe redcurrant
Taste: Crisp acidity, smooth body and an elegant fullness
Longevity 8-10 years