Terlano Sauvignon Quartz
THE PRODUCER : Cantina Terlano
Region: Trentino South-Tyrol
Denomination: Trentino DOC
Grape-variety: Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Alcohol: 14 %
Aging: 8 months in oak barrel.
Vinification: Manual harvest and selection of the grapes; gentle whole cluster pressing and clarification of the must by natural sedimentation; slow fermentation at a controlled temperature and aging on the lees for nine months partly in big wooden barrels (50%) and partly in stainless steel tanks (50%); blending three months before bottling.
Storage advice: Cool storage at constant temperatures, high level of humidity, good ventilation and as little light as possible
Cellar temperature: 10 – 15 °C
Minimum maturity: 6 years
Serving temperature: 12 – 14 °C
Color: Very bright golden yellow.
Nose: This Terlano Sauvignon Quartz is enticingly exotic in the glass, with multilayered fruit of mango, papaya, lime and red grapefruit, and herbal aromas reminiscent of lemon grass, lemon balm, mint and green tea. It also reveals mineral notes of flint combined with a hint of elderberry syrup.
Taste: On the palate, the wine offers a fascinating interplay of juicy fruit aromas and delicate minerality creating a harmonious opulence with a long and impressive finish.
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