Benjamin Silver’s beskrivelse af vinen:
Saviezza – (An old Italian word for “wisdom” or “knowledge”) A Santa Barbara super-Tuscan styled proprietary blend
90% Sangiovese Tepusquet Vineyard in the Santa Maria bench
5% Cabernet Franc Tierra Alta Vineyard in Los Olivos.
5% Cabernet Sauvignon Casa Blanca Vineyard in Los Olivos
The 2010 is the third vintage labeled as “Saviezza”, but my 10th vintage of Sangiovese from the old Tepusquet Vineyard in the Santa Maria bench. Planted in 1971 to Cabernet Sauvignon, it was grafted in the early nineties to Sangiovese. Yield was less than 2 tons per acre