San Bededetto water (San Benedetto, Italy)

San Bededetto water (San Benedetto, Italy)Gleb Cherniy’s evaluation: 7/10

pH value: pH 7,68

 

This is currently Italy’s leading brand of mineral water. The San Benedetto spring has been known of since ancient times, and mentions of it can even be found in the manuscripts of the Republic of Venice. During the Renaissance era, water from this spring became fashionable among the families of Venetian aristocracy thanks to its refreshing qualities.

San Benedetto is a natural table mineral water with natural carbonation. The spring originates in the glaciers of the Dolomites and, after filtering through 300 meters of rock and soil, it breaks surface at an artesian well near Scorze, a small town north of Venice. It is a soft, naturally purified water, which is great for quenching thirst thanks to its high pH level of 7.68. The temperature of water in the spring is a steady 16.7 °C.

The San Benedetto Mineral Water S.p.A, specializing in mineral water and mineral water-based beverages, was founded in Scorze in 1956. Water is bottled right at the spring, using only cutting-edge technology to ensure all its unique qualities and excellent taste is preserved. The company pays special attention to quality control, the culmination of which is the 800 tests run every day at the factory.

The water from San Benedetto spring has been perfected by nature itself over the centuries and enriched by soil, limestone and volcanic rock. This filtration process bestows this water with a highly saturated and balanced mineral composition. San Benedetto water is rich in all the nutrients and minerals essential for the smooth functioning of our bodies. It is particularly notable for its high content of magnesium — 30 mg/L.

If you are a lover of exquisite taste, San Benedetto water is definitely the choice for you. This water is ideal to accompany wine tasting. It is also a symbol of Italy, a country that has long been famous for the quality of its drinking water, despite its sometimes imperfect water supply system. We can see this there perfectly in the distinction that exists between water with a good structure and normal drinking water (referred to as Acqua Potabile).

 

Chemical composition

  • Calcium — 46 mg/L
  • Magnesium — 30 mg/L
  • Sodium — 6.8 mg/L
  • Potassium — 1.1 mg/L
  • Bicarbonate — 293 mg/l
  • Chloride — 2.8 mg/L
  • Sulfate —4.9 mg/L
  • Fluorine — 0.1 mg/L
  • Nitrates — 6.8 mg/L
  • Silica — 17 mg/L
  • Oxygen — 7.1 mg/L
  • Conductivity— 400 μ S/cm
  • Total dissolved solids (TDS) — 250 mg/L