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Vin de Corse Sartène Blanc: Domaine Saparale 2018

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.
Bottle
£17.25
Bottle (Case)
£207.00
Tasting Notes
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.
About this wine
Style White Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Corsica
Grape Variety (Cépage) Vermentino
Food & Wine Matching Seafood
Organic Non-Organic
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Best drunk young within its first 2 years.
Vinification The wine undergoes a traditional élévage in large stainless steel vats.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 12.5
Producer

Domaine Saparale

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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