Sasera is an elegant wine that seduces with its intense, complex aromas and marvelous length on the palate. A special pampering that can overwhelm the most demanding palate and the most refined of tasters with surprise. Yet by saying ‘Sasera’, there is a reference to the land, which in the Pian delle Vit in Lentiai is ‘full of stones’.
Typology: IGT VENETO WHITE
Vinification: SOFT PRESSING
Refinement: 3 MONTHS IN BOTTLE
Alcohol Degree: 13%
Grapevine: SOUVIGNIER GRIS
Production Area: Borgo Valbelluna
Vineyards: Pian delle Viti
Grapevine: Souvignier Gris
Pruning form: guyot
Harvest period: first week of October
Yield per hectare: 80 q
Grape harvest: strictly hand-picked in crates, with careful selection of the best clusters
Sasera is a wine that takes its time, aging in oak barrels and final refinement of at least three months in the bottle, but is able to seduce with its complexity of aromas and notes.
Sasera, IGT Veneto White from Souvigner Gris grapes won the gold medal at the International PIWI Wine Award 2021.
Vinification: after crushing and destemming, a 12-hour cold maceration on the skins follows, followed by soft pressing and the must obtained is decanted cold for 24 hours.
The clear part is poured into barrels where fermentation begins and is conducted very slowly at low temperatures for 10-15 days.
At the end of alcoholic fermentation, the wine undergoes two batonages a week for about three months during which it completes malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: 6-10 months in French oak barrels (Tonnellerie Baron).
Refinement: 3 months in bottle.
Alcohol: 13 %
Organoleptic characteristics: it is a golden yellow colour with intense and complex aromas in which notes of lime blossom, ripe fruit such as quince, banana, pineapple and dried fruit blend together with hints of vanilla. The taste is full and well-structured with sweet notes of butter and candied fruit and at the same time pleasantly fresh and mineral with a good taste persistence. Bottle stored horizontally in a cool, ventilated place.
Serving temperature: 10-12°C
Food pairings: goes particularly well with medium mature and blue cheeses, smoked fish, dumplings, pizzoccheri, roast white meats.