Sauvignon wine of Umbria
Sauvignon, also called Sauvignon blanc is a white grape variety, coming from the French region of Bordeaux. And ‘one of the most popular white grape varietals in the wine world. The grape variety Sauvignon, thanks to its adaptability, is grown extensively in France, Australia, New Zealand, California and, with a small proportion, even in Italy.
Depending on the climate, the Sauvignon wines can give hints of herbs or fresh fruit. In any case the resulting wines are intended to a fast consumption, given that the higher aging to one year does not give ameliorative effects on the organoleptic characteristics in most cases.
Sauvignon grape achieves a straw yellow wine, more or less. The nose is aromatic and characteristic, with floral and fruity notes. In the mouth it is soft and velvety, with warm tones, full bodied, fine, harmonious and usually persistent. And ‘ideal to be accompanied with fish dishes and cheeses.