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Per Bottle: $189.99
Per case of 6: $1,139.94
 
Producer: GAJA Azienda Agricola
Vintage: 2017
Production Area:
Type: White Table Wine
Alcohol: 13.5%

Description

The vineyards for this Langhe D.O.C. wine were planted to Sauvignon Blanc in 1983. The wine derives its name from the "alteni," small stone walls that once surrounded the orchards in the area, and "brassica," the yellow flowers that cover the vineyards in the spring. Pheasants are featured on Alteni di Brassica's label to commemorate the beautiful birds that inhabit the forests adjacent to GAJA's vineyards. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 61°F - 64°F for four weeks. 6 months of barrique aging (malolactic fermentation completes).

Color

Golden straw yellow

Grape Varieties

Grape %
Sauvignon Blanc 100

Aroma

Elegant perfume with aromatic notes in harmony with the distinct fruit.

Taste

Dense structure and balanced body, supported by perfectly integrated acidity.

Cellaring Potential

5-10 yrs

Food Matching

FIsh dishes, light pastas and veal roasts
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