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Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala | Half Bottle

The name Cervaro comes from the noble family that owned Castello della Sala during the 14th century, Monaldeschi della Cervara and this award winning white wine is named in honour to the family. A blend of Chardonnay grapes and a small quantity of Grechetto the concept was to craft a white wine that had the capacity to age over time and represent the elegance and complexity of this unique estate. First produced in 1985, the Cervaro della Sala was one of the first Italian white wines to have both malolactic fermentation and ageing take place in barriques. Light straw yellow in colour Cervaro displays rich, complex, and intense aromas. The notes of citrus fruit, pears, and acacia flowers are in perfect balance with the sweet and spicy notes of vanilla. The palate is supple but vibrant, elegant and well structured, characterised by the classic mineral sensations and by the light notes of hazelnut butter.

 

Wine File
Producer:
Castello della Sala
Country:
Italy
Region:
Umbria
Sub Region:
Umbria IGT
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Chardonnay , Grechetto
Bottle Size:
375ml
Alcohol:
13.5%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
5.06
£35.00

The Producer Castello della Sala | Umbria

Castello della Sala in Umbria, Italy

Niccolò Antinori bought the fourteenth-century Castello della Sala in 1940, to provide a source of white wines to match the excellence of his Tuscan reds. With the introduction of Cervaro della Sala in 1987, his dream was fully realised; this is one...

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The Region Italy | Umbria

Panoramic View of the medieval town, Orvieto, in Umbria

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The Primary Grape Chardonnay

Organic vines in vineyard with crop cover

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Organic vines in vineyard

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