Vin de Corse Sartène Blanc: Domaine Saparale 2019
Philippe Farinelli's Corsican white wine has subtle Maquis herb and wild flower scents and a smoothly-textured citrus-edged palate. This pure Vermentino from the Ortolo valley makes an ideal partner to salmon steaks or lemon-infused chicken dishes.
This white wine from Corsica, which is made from 100% Vermentino, has a beguiling bouquet of Maquis herbs and a pure and persistent white stone-fruit palate with a mineral-edged finish.
|Style||White Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Vermentino|
|Food & Wine Matching||Chicken and Turkey, Seafood|
|Cellarage||Best drunk young within its first 2 years.|
|Vinification||The wine undergoes a traditional élévage in large stainless steel vats.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||13|
Situated near Sartène on the south west of Corsica, Domaine Saparale has been in the Farinelli family for generations and is now proudly run by Philippe Farinelli. Domaine Saparale covers 100 acres given over entirely to classic Corsican grapes - Nielluccio, Vermentino and Sciacarello. Philippe studied in Montpellier where he gained a Master's degree in oenology and now produces strong, distinctive wines, with real local character.
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