Wine Cousino-Macul, Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Cousino-Macul, Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, 2016
Transparent wine pale yellow color with a greenish tinge.
Sparkling, joyful perfectly balanced wine with bright acidity and a very pleasant freshness on the palate, leading to a sharp juicy aftertaste.
Intense aroma of the wine shows fruity character inherent Sauvignon Blanc - sharp notes of lime and lemon on a background grass shades.
Excellent wine to accompany the dishes of fish, clams, oysters and spicy beef carpaccio with green salad.
Cousino-Macul, Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 - It's easy, pleasant wine, born from grapes Sauvignon Blanc. Back in 1863 the owners of the estate and Louis Isidore Kousino traveled to France, studying the art of winemaking Bordeaux. Here they acquired cuttings of vines Sauvignon Blanc and brought him to Chile. After passing selection, grapes perfectly caught in the estate and still yields a harvest of high quality.
Season 2012-2013 gg. characterized by winters with little rain, but thanks to October and December, rich in rainfall, the vines were able to properly prepare for the spring bloom and grow. Warm spring contributed to the formation of abundant ovaries. Summer excelled cloudy weather with temperatures below the average for the season. Cool days delayed maturation, but allow plenty of natural acidity of the grapes, to find rich varietal character and a good level of sugar. The crop was harvested by hand in the first half of March. In the process of compressing pay special attention to the fact that the oxygen did not get into the wort. It is very important to preserve the flavor and unique taste of grapes. Fermentation using yeast in steel drums held for 25 days at a temperature range of 13 ° C. Young wine is cooled and carried a slight clarification, then bottled. Vintage 2013 differs freshness, bright fruitiness, excellent balance and elegance.
Winery Cousino-Macul Maipo Valley is in, in the village of Macul, and traces its history back to 1564 yet. While Macul estate owned Spanish conquistador Juan Zhufre. The name of the estate - Macul - in the language of Quechua means "right hand". In 1856, Mathias Kousino bought the estate and created his own wine company Cousino-Macul. The company is still under full control of the family Kousino and has been manufacturing world-class wines, which incorporates distinctive character Maipo Valley.