Wine "Arboleda" Sauvignon Blanc DO, 2011
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The wine is straw-yellow color with greenish reflections.
Fresh, mineral, lively taste of wine with a clear acidity completes long pleasant finish with notes of exotic fruits.
Unusually intense aroma of wine is filled with mineral tones, which are accompanied by hints of green pepper, tomato leaves, fresh herbal notes.
Wine is an excellent aperitif, goes well with seafood and fish, light salads and a variety of cheeses.
Sauvignon Blanc from the winery Arboleda - holds the title of best Chilean wines from Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Like other white wines of the company, it differs freshness, high acidity and intense aroma. Such features are provided through the morning fog and cool breezes, enveloping Leyda Valley vineyards. Grapes for wine harvested in the estate Chilhue, in the language of the indigenous peoples means "gulls habitat." In 2005, there were different clones planted Sauvignon Blanc. Soil vineyards that stretch on the hillsides at an altitude of 100-300 meters above sea level, consist mainly of loam, clay and stone.
Sauvignon Blanc grapes are harvested by hand early in the morning in a special box with a capacity of 14 kg, and sent to the winery. There berries are short-lived cold maceration for 6 hours at 10 ° C, and then press. Fermentation is carried out virtually all grapes in stainless steel using specially selected yeast at a temperature of 12-15 ° C. And only 2% Sauvignon Blanc is fermented in oak barrels to add complexity and guilt future dimension. Extract of wine on the lees lasts 3 months. Wine storage capacity is 4 years.
Arboleda - is a personal project winemaker Eduardo Chadwick, which was launched in 1999. The name of the winery Arboleda (in Spanish, "Grove") was named after the trees of the valley of the Aconcagua, the surrounding vineyards, so on the label shows a tree. The basis of the work of the winery on the following principles - eco-friendly approach, respect for the local terroir, close-knit team of specialists and a commitment to excellence. At the moment, the winery has two vineyards in the valley of the Aconcagua - Las Vertientes and Chilue. According to the manufacturer's philosophy that given the status of protected lands and made them appropriate care.