Erste + Neue Sauvignon 2013
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Erste + Neue Sauvignon Blanc 2013

$18.20

Alto Adige Sauvignon (or, as we say, Sauvignon Blanc) is Italy’s best rendition of this variety, showing a lively combination of classic ‘green’ SB aromas (the winery suggests ‘elder flower and nettles‘) and flavors with hints of apricot or white peach.

For Sauvignon fans, the style is somewhere in between Loire and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc styles. Luscious fruit is balanced by very bright acidity. This works well as a dry aperitif or with a broad variety of antipasti and seafood dishes (and asparagus, a local spring specialty in the Alto Adige). Try it with mixed greens tossed with olive oil, a hint of red wine vinegar & good, soft goat cheese — one of my favorite pairings with SB.

Bottle Size:  750ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

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Additional Information

Weight 3.0 lbs
Vintage

2013

Bottle Size

750 mL

Grape Varietal

Sauvignon Blanc (100%)

Alcohol

14.5%

Region

Alto Adige

Bottles Produced

20,000

Servings per Bottle

4-6 glasses

Serving Temperature

48-52 degrees F

When to Drink

Drink now through 2019

Aging

Fermented for two weeks at low temperatures, then aged in stainless steel tanks and large neutral wooden casks.