The wine is produced from a careful selection of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Conte della Vipera is a tribute to the original owners of the castle and its label shows an illustration of San Giovanni’s chapel (Saint John), a small chapel located on the estate.
The wine takes its name from first proprietors of the Castello della Sala, and the label shows the 13th century Saint John’s Chapel (the Cappella d San Giovanni) situated on the estate. The first vintage of Conte della Vipera to be produced was the 1997.
Conte della Vipera 2021 is straw yellow with light greenish and golden hues. Its nose opens with intense notes of lychees, pineapples and passion fruit that merge with pleasant sensations of grapefruit. On the palate it’s fresh, vibrant, harmonious, saline-forward with good persistence and a flavorful finish with nuances of citron peel and pineapple.