Le Monde

Sauvignon – 2017

Region: Italy - Fruli Venizia Giulia

Le Monde

Le Monde lies between the banks of the Livenza and Meduna rivers, close to the border between the provinces of Treviso and Pordenone in Friuli Grave. The winery headquarters, built in the eighteenth century maintains the architectural characteristics of the time. Originally property of the Pistoni family, the wine farm together with the vineyards was acquired Alex Maccan in 2008. Alex is now the owner and winemaker.

Grapes / Soils

Sauvignon Planted 1980 Argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-elements 6 ha

The Wine

Vineyard Profile
  • Soil composition: Clay and Limestone
  • Training method: Guyot
  • Elevation: 50 feet
  • Vines/acre: 4,000
  • Yield/acre: 8 tons
  • Exposure: North-south
  • Year vineyard planted: 1980
Harvest Notes

After a careful selection of grapes from our most prized lot, pre-fermentation alcoholic maceration at a controlled temperature, followed by maturation in its own dregs.

  • Harvest time: Mid September
  • First vintage of this wine: 1992
  • Number bottles produced of this wine: 32,000
  • Fermentation container: Stainless steel
  • Aging container: Stainless steel
Winemaker's Notes
  • Straw yellow with golden tints
  • Classic aromas of sauvignon, peppers, tomato leaf with varied sweet, enveloping, persistent characteristics.
  • Fresh, lively highly pleasurable with optimal persistence.
  • Ideal as aperitif, great with soups, cold cuts and savory fish dishes.  A very interesting match with eastern cuisine.
Wine Summary
  • Made from Sauvignon grapes.
  • Vine age – planted 1980.
  • Grown on soils of argillaceous, calcareous, rich in micro-elements.
  • Fermented in stainless steel.
  • Aged in stainless steel and the bottle.
Technical Information
  • Varietal composition: 100% Sauvignon
  • Alcohol: 13.0%
  • Residual sugar: 1.1 g/l
  • Acidity: 5.6 g/l
  • Dry extract: 19.75 g/l

General Info

Country Italy
Region Friuli Venezia Giulia
Appellation(s) DOC Friuli Grave
Proprietors Alex Maccan
Founded 1970
Winemaker Giovanni Ruzzene
Annual Production 220,000 Bottles
Farming (Sustainable, organic, biodynamic) Sustainable