Of a yellow-straw colour with beautiful greenish hues, this Sauvignon Blanc displays on the nose a citric profile that reminds of mango, mandarin and grapefruit skin, all framed by the herbal profile that characterizes the variety. The palate offers a refreshing entrance, while citrus and herbal notes unfold with great harmony across a fresh and excellent balance. A wine with great persistence, delivering a mineral sensation that is prolonged in an elegant finish.
The grapes for the Aconcagua Costa Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc came from our Manzanar Vineyard, located just 12 km from the Pacific Ocean. This property has hillsides that range from 100 to 300 metres above sea level and present an average heat summation of 1,191 Degree Days during the growing season with an average January temperature of 18.4¼C. These extraordinary characteristics are ideal for cool-climate varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc. The vineyards are drip irrigated and trellised to vertical shoot position on soils with a thin layer of loam over another layer of clay and metamorphic slate-type rock (schist).
The 2020 harvest was a challenging one - frost, drought and summer heatwaves were all however overcome and although quantity was down, the quality of grapes was excellent.
Grapes were handpicked during the early morning between March 19th and 20th and carefully transported to the winery. 30% of the grapes was whole-cluster pressed to obtain greater elegance in the palate, while the remaining 70% is destemmed, crushed and pressed to best preserve their natural acidity. Then, the juice fermented in stainless steel tanks
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