The light-footed San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore from Castello della Sala shimmers a brilliant pale yellow in the glass. If you swirl the wine glass, this white wine is characterized by a wonderful lightness that makes it dance vividly in the glass. Poured into a white wine glass, this white wine from the Old World reveals wonderfully youthful aromas of nectarine, physalis, peach and pineapple, rounded off by sun-warmed rocks and forest floor.
The Castello della Sala San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore is wonderfully dry for wine lovers. This white wine is never coarse or austere, but round and smooth. This light and creamy white wine is light-footed and multi-layered on the palate. The finish of this youthful white wine from the Umbria wine-growing region, Orvieto DOC to be precise, is ultimately delightful with a remarkable aftertaste. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets from the marl and sand-dominated soils.
Vinification of the San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore from Castello della Sala
This elegant white wine from Italy is made from the Greco Bianco, Pinot Blanc, Trebbiano and Viognier grape varieties. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in Umbria. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of sand, limestone and marl. The San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore is an Old World wine in the best sense of the word, as this Italian wine exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underlines the success of wines from the Old World. The grapes for the San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore are harvested exclusively by hand at optimum ripeness, without the help of coarse and less selective grape harvesters. After the harvest, the grapes are quickly transported to the winery. Here they are selected and carefully broken up. This is followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by maturation on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally drawn off.
Dining recommendations for Castello della Sala San Giovanni della Sala Orvieto Classico Superiore
Ideally, enjoy this white wine from Italy well chilled at 8 - 10°C as an accompaniment to cabbage roulades, spaghetti with caper and tomato sauce or omelette with salmon and fennel.
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