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Technical detailsVarieties 98% Sauvignon Blanc - 2% Semillón
Total Acidity: 4.3 g/l
Alcohol Content: 13.5 % vol.
Residual Sugar: 3.1 g/l
The wine has a great fruit intensity with citrus and floral notes. The refreshing palate has nicely balanced acidity and a pleasingly persistent fruity finish, making this a light wine that is easy to enjoy.
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Climate & soil
A Mediterranean, sub-humid climate with a rainy winter and an extended cold spring season. Summers are generally dry with maximum temperatures exceeding 30°C. In February, temperatures begin to decline and the influence of the Andes Mountain range allows for major thermal oscillations. Lands are located to the piedmont of the Andes, soils are loamy or clay-loam with good drainage.
Grapes are harvested manually, de-stemmed and crushed; cold is applied to reduce temperature to 10°C. Under these conditions they are pressed and only the free run juice is used and not the press fractions. Musts are decanted by statics for 36 to 48 hours and later fermented at temperatures of 16°C. After fermentation, the wine is blended and stabilized.
An excellent aperitif, pairs well with shellfish and salads.
The climate of the central zone is Mediterranean with a great thermal oscillation between day and night and an average humidity between 55% and 60% and maximum temperatures during the summer above 30 ° C.
Soil and surface
At the foot of the Andes mountain range the soil is silty and of excellent drainage, it is carefully combined with the soils located in the area near the Cordillera de la Costa which are heavier and have a combination of silt and clay.