Conte della Vipera 2020 is straw yellow with light greenish and golden hues. Its nose opens with intense notes of lychees, pineapple and passion fruit that merge with pleasant sensations of grapefruit. On the palate it’s fresh, vibrant and savory with nuances of citron peel and pineapple.
The vineyards selected to be utilized for the Conte della Vipera are located at an altitude between 825 and 1050 feet (250-350 meters) above sea level on soils rich in marine fossils. 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.