• Reduced price

Conte della Vipera

Antinori - Castello della Sala
€24.90
€16.70 Save 32.93%
Tax included

Perfect to accompany appetizers and pasta dishes, it is ideal in combination with dishes based on fish and vegetables.

Quantity
Available

Shopping Points
Shopping points If you are a registered user you will earn 0 points to spend in the next orders!
  • The vintages of the wines reported in detail and in the product sheet can be subject to variations. If you want a specific year you can tell it in the 'notes' field of the order.
    The vintages of the wines reported in detail and in the product sheet can be subject to variations. If you want a specific year you can tell it in the 'notes' field of the order.
  • The methods of payment accepted are: Credit Card, Prepaid Card, PayPal, Bank Transfer.
    The methods of payment accepted are: Credit Card, Prepaid Card, PayPal, Bank Transfer.
  • All orders received by Enoteca Lombardi will be sent as soon as possible and in any case within 10 working days.
    All orders received by Enoteca Lombardi will be sent as soon as possible and in any case within 10 working days.
  • You can request the return for any product within 14 days from the delivery date within the limits set by the regulations of Legislative Decree 206/05 ("Consumer Code").
    You can request the return for any product within 14 days from the delivery date within the limits set by the regulations of Legislative Decree 206/05 ("Consumer Code").

The vineyards whose grapes are utilized for Conte della Vipera are located at 825-1150 feet (250-350 meters) above sea level. The vines are planted on soils rich in sediments of marine fossils interspersed with layered veins of clay which give the wines a savory mineral character. The decision to begin the picking of the Sauvignon Blanc was taken on the basis of the rapport between sugar concentration and the maximum expression of varietal aromas and flavors. The grapes were picked by hand, brought immediately to the cellars, and chilled by means of a refrigerated conveyor belt, an operation which lowered temperatures before pressing in order to preserve the integrity of the varietal aromas. After a soft pressing, the must remained at a temperature of 50° Fahrenheit (10° centigrade)  to favor a natural settling of impurities. The must then went into stainless steel tanks where it fermented at temperatures held to a peak of 61° Fahrenheit (16°centigrade). The fermented wine remained at temperatures of approximately 50° Fahrenheit to block the malolactic fermentation and conserve to the maximum possible extent its varietal character and personality. The Sémillon was then blended into the Sauvignon Blanc to give further savor and amplitude to the wine.

A light yellow in color with greenish highlights, the wines shows fruity and varietal aromas with pleasurable notes of citrus fruit along with white peaches and lichees. The palate is characterful and structured with a vibrant vein of acidity which adds freshness to the flavors. The finish and aftertaste are long and balanced.

The wine takes its name from the first proprietors of the Castello della Sala, and the label carriea a design which shows the fifteenth century Saint John Chapel, located on the property. The first vintage of Conte della Vipera to be produced was the 1997.

Antinori
30 Items

Data sheet

product
White wine
denomination
Umbria Bianco IGT
region
Umbria
grapes
80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Sémillon
vintage
2018
Food Type
Perfetto per accompagnare antipasti e primi piatti, è ideale in abbinamento a piatti a base di pesce e verdura.
alcohol
12,5% vol.
volume cl
75

Specific References

New product

other products from the same Manufacturer

Reviews

Write your review

Conte della Vipera

Perfect to accompany appetizers and pasta dishes, it is ideal in combination with dishes based on fish and vegetables.

Write your review