Gini MACIETE FUME' Sauvignon Veneto IGT 2016
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The name Maciete means small spot or mark (in Veronese dialect), intending a small piece of land and has been combined with Fumè which is a synonym for Sauvignon, a vine also called Fumè Bianco.
Vines: 100% Sauvignon
Altitude: 450 metres:
Type of terrain: Clay and limestone
Growth system: Guyot
Wine from grapes: 70%
Average age of vines: 16 years
Grape harvest: September
Vinification: The grapes are hand picked and laid in boxes, these are then pressed and the must is left in contact with the skins for a short period. The fermentation takes place partly in steel vats and then in oak barrels.
Elevation and refining: At the end of the alcoholic fermentation there is no decantation and the new wine is left with it's own yeast till the beginning of summer. After a few months it is bottled and left to refine for at least six months.
Alcohol content: 13,5°
Colour: brilliant straw colour with greenish reflections
Bouquet: varying and elegant scents with mineral tones
Flavour: ample and fresh with a fine varying composition
GASTRONOMY AND SERVING
Serving temperature: 12°C
Accompaniment: with first courses and fish