Bortoluzzi Sauvignon Blanc 2003

Sauvignon Blanc from Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Price: $21.99
Item No. 78003

Winemaker's Notes

Temperature-controlled fermentation (as for all Bortoluzzi wines) enables this wine to fully express its varietal character. In the words of one recent reviewer, James Suckling, "a ripe Sauvignon with lovely pineapple, honey and apple character. Medium to full bodied, with lots of fruit and a long finish."

Learn About Bortoluzzi

Giovanni Bortoluzzi, born in 1944, started as a roving oenological consultant and bottler, and was very soon dubbed wine ambassador in his region for talent and expertise.True enough, his 30 years experience, numerous oenological awards and operation of the area's mobile bottling plant have endowed him with an intimate, detailed knowledge of the Collio and Isonzo del Friuli...

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Learn About Friuli-Venezia Giulia

(free-oo-lee veh-netz-ee-ah gwee-yee-ah) The furthest east of the Tre-Venezie, Friuli-Venezia Giulia (usually just called Friuli) is celebrated for its zingy and zesty whites. Hugging the alps and the Austrian border, the climate here is cool and the vines are planted on the hillsides, allowing for more sun exposure. The cool temperatures of the region result in the lively...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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