The Sauvignon Blanc & Verdejo is a Vino de Finca, an estate bottling of Dominio de Fontana, one of the Cantarero Morales family wineries in the D.O. Ucles, in the north of the Spanish wine region of Castilla-La Mancha.
This Spanish white wine presents itself in the glass with a bright green-yellow color, the bouquet tickles the nose with a multifaceted aromatic play in which sauvignon typical notes of grass and gooseberry can be found, as well as hints of white pepper and a touch of fennel, typical primary aromas of the Verdejo grape. On the palate, this fresh wine is full-bodied with good texture, medium-long finish, persistent with mineral notes.
Vinification of the Sauvignon Blanc Dominio de Fontana
The grapes for Dominio de Fontana wines are selectively produced from very specific plots. In this white wine cuvée of 80% Sauvignon and 20% Verdejo, they come from the La Ensancha and El Pozo sites. The vines are young with 8 years, the soils are calcareous and clayey. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, then the wine remains on the fine lees for about 3 months before being bottled.
Food recommendation for the Dominio de Fontana Sauvignon Blanc & Verdejo
This dry white wine from Spain is an ideal aperitif wine well chilled, with light tapas hot or cold, which also goes well with light fish and salmon, light summer dishes, pasta with light sauces and vegetable sauces, preparations with white meat.
Award for Fontana Sauvignon Blanc Verdejo
Mundus Vini: Gold for 2016
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