St. Michael Eppan Sauvignon ‘Lahn’ | 2018
Importer Notes: In the shadow of the Sanct Valentin Sauvignon (the most awarded Sauvignon in Italy) the ‘Lahn’ is hardly a step down and displays a very similar distinction. A great stepping stone to its coveted big brother.
Grapes: 100% Sauvignon
Vineyard: Vineyards in Appiano Monte.
Vine Age: 10-25 years
Altitude: 480-550 MASL
Soil: Limestone & gravel.
Winemaking: Fermentation and aging in stainless steel. Five months lees aging.
Tasting Notes: Tart fruits, pineapple, gooseberry and honey with bright acidity.
Pairings: Sushi, Thai chicken & quail.
Critical Acclaim: JS | 91