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Cielo

Cielo
2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Tre Venezie IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: <1%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$8.99
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Cielo
2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Tre Venezie IGT

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: <1%
Pale straw color. Green aromas of fresh cut grass, alfalfa sprouts, white grapefruit cordial, and lilac with a satiny, bright, dry light body and a smooth, crisp white peach and fresh pineapple finish with no oak. A attractively grassy and herbal Sauvignon Blanc with a food-friendly dry finish.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: fresh cut grass, alfalfa sprouts, white grapefruit cordial, and lilac
Taste Flavor: white peach and fresh pineapple
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Fish With Fruit Butter, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A attractively grassy and herbal Sauvignon Blanc with a food-friendly dry finish.

The Producer

Cielo s.p.a

The Producer
I 36050 MONTORSO VIC. (VI)
Via IV Novembre, 39 Italy
39 -0444-485211 or 805-220-6035

Sauvignon Blanc

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Sauvignon Blanc is a bit of a chameleon of a variety, as it changes its character depending on where it is grown. Most famously in France’s Loire Valley, (especially in Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre), it is a rich dry white with distinct herbal notes in the nose and on the palate. In New Zealand, the flavors range from gooseberry to tropical; both styles have very good natural acidity. Certain areas in Chile also produce very tropical-driven examples with a touch of herbal character, while the typical California style is clean with melon and spearmint fruit with only traces of herbal notes.

Many styles of Sauvignon Blanc – especially those from New Zealand – are aged in steel tanks to preserve the aromatic qualities, while some producers in Sancerre or even in California age in wooden barrels; this for added texture and spice. Medium-full in body, Sauvignon Blanc is especially excellent paired with shellfish or seafood or lighter poultry with herbs.