Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, Saladini Pilastri
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Grape VarietySauvignon Blanc
StyleAromatic & Zesty
The winery is named after the Sileni who featured in Roman mythology alongside Bacchus, the God of Wine. They celebrated good wine, good food and good company. The vineyards and winery are based near Hastings, Hawke’s Bay - the oldest wine region in New Zealand - on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It has a southern latitude of 39° and a climate similar to that of some of the great wine regions of the world.
The Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc has ripe tropical and gooseberry fruit flavours with a zingy finish and impeccable balance. A great aperitif or seafood wine made for drinking young. Serve lightly chilled. A great aperitif or seafood wine made for drinking young and served lightly chilled. Try with a goat's cheese and sunblush tomato tart!
2014 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2015, Bronze Medal
2012 Vintage: Decanter World Wine Awards 2013, Silver Medal
" Exhuberant aromas of elderflower, herbs, ripe melon, gooseberry and passion fruit. Appealing, classically styled wine with a crisp finish." Judges comments, DWWA 2013