Cascina Ebreo – Sinchè

Producer: Cascina Ebreo
Wine: Sinchè
Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Production Zone: Novello – Ravera
Altitude: 1,050 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 0.5 acres, 0.8 tons per acre
Exposure: Southwest
Soil: Chalky with gravel, high iron content
Vinification & Aging: The whole grapes are immediately pressed in a closed bladder press and the must is transferred to a stainless steel tank. After 48 hours the must is separated from the solid parts and transferred to barriques for fermentation. There it stays together with the yeast left over from the fermentation for 3 years. During the first year, once a week the wine is brought into contact with its yeasts, a method called ‘battonage’. Then it is separated from the yeast and rests in stainless steel for one year. It ages in the bottle for 2 years before release. It is bottled without filtration.
Production: 125 cases
Alcohol: 15%
Description: Bouquet of citrus fruits, flowers.
Food Pairing: Seafood, lobster, chicken, duck and cheese.