Wine Baron Philippe de Rothschild, "Mapu" Sauvignon Blanc, 2014
Wine of pale yellow color.
Full-bodied taste with notes of citrus, adding wine freshness and brightness.
Refined and elegant aroma, with notes of flowers and ripe fruit.
The wine is recommended to drink as an aperitif and with seafood - clams, oysters, shrimp, mussels, with fish dishes, light salads and poultry dishes.
Wine Baron Philippe de Rothschild MAPU Sauvignon Blanc made from grapes Sauvignon Blanc from the best vineyards in the Central Valley of Chile. Mapu - a series of high-quality wines, has a slight fruity flavor. The wines are made through a combination of the latest technology in winemaking and excellent soil and climatic factors. Mapu name from the language of the ancient inhabitants of Chile is translated as "Earth".
In the production of wine maceration wort is carried out with the skins for a more complete extraction of flavor and aroma of berries. After a light pressing wort is sent to stand at low temperature for subsequent removal of the precipitate. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a temperature of not more than 18 ° C in order to maintain full flavor and aroma. The wine is aged in barrels for more than 4 months, then quickly bottled, preserving its freshness and flavor.
In September 1997, the company Philippe de Rothschild SA, through its subsidiary Baron Phillippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile, began production of two Chilean varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. The range of wines was supplemented next year with two new wines: Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. In the future, the winery has developed, increasing volumes and expanding production. Currently, the production of wine used for about 30% of its own grapes, and the rest is purchased from winegrowers with whom the company has entered into an exclusive agreement. Entirely from grapes from its own vineyards wine farms produce line Escudo Rojo, a more simple, such as Mapu and Mapu Reserva, - purchased from other farms.