Situated in Gradisca d’Isonzo, the estate of Sant’Elena was established by the Klodic, a dignified and powerful family of the region, in the late nineteenth century. At the intersection of North-Eastern Italy and the Slovenian border, in years past Gradisca d’Isonzo was a site of political turmoil, having changed hands from the Hapsburg dynasty, to the Venetians, the Austria-Hungarian empire, the Slavs, and finally becoming a part of Italy post-World War II.
Acquired by Dominic Nocerino in the late nineteen-nineties, Sant’Elena now finds herself on the path to modernity, with the singular goal of producing wines of the highest caliber.
The Sant’Elena estate has a surface of approximately 40 hectares in a single plot. Their wines are made with tremendous care and a dedication to quality that starts in the vineyards with the cultivation and maintenance of the grapes.
Experienced workers vigilantly trim the
vineyards by hand in order in eliminate non-productive vine stock and prepare the new production. In order to achieve the finest wine possible, they employ green harvesting techniques. The green harvesting technique has a significant impact on increasing the concentration of the grapes, creating a richer and longer-lived product.
1999 Sant’Elena Tato
Robert Parker 92 Points: 75% Caberent and 25% Merlot, this wine is intensely perfumed of fruit, wood and blackberry. Also presenting underlined aromas of licorice and light tones of coffee. Warm and long in the mouth with winding and softly balanced tannins. This wine is ready to enjoy now!
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