Wine Clos Quebrada De Macul, "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc, 2011
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Sparkling, clear wine pale golden color.
The wine has a taste with colorful, distinct notes of citrus and herbs, which are gradually replaced by a sweet fruity notes. This is a very dry wine, the taste of which is on the verge of tart and clearly demonstrates the nature of the low-fat. "Crispy", fresh wine with good acidity and mineral structure has excellent volume on the palate. Clean, bright dazzling finish.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes of white grapefruit, mint, lemon and thyme.
Wine is perfect for salad of goat cheese with citrus, fresh shellfish, as well as a light fish dishes.
Wine "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc is produced in the prestigious region of Chile - Casablanca Valley, where the climate is cool enough. Wine perfectly demonstrates how impressive can be Sauvignon Blanc when it is grown in the right place and under the supervision of a talented winemaker. The label "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc made famous Chilean artist Benjamin Lira.
• Vintage 2004 - 5 stars, the title of "Best of the Best" - Quarterly Review of Wines.
Agriculture Clos Quebrada de Macul was founded relatively recently - in 1995. The founders of the winery began Ricardo Peña, who inherited the estate, as well as David Williams and his brother Jorge. A little later they were joined by 2 oenologist - Jean-Pascal Lacaze and Patrick Valette. Before the estate passed into the possession of Ricardo Peña, the entire harvest of grapes sold to other wineries.
When winemaker Jean-Pascal Lacaze ask why wine Clos Quebrada de Macul obtained so special, he invariably replied that reasons for that "old vines growing on the slopes, located in a great location, very low yields, wine-making philosophy of" non-interference "and, most importantly , the desire to achieve extremely high quality. "
Another co-owner of Clos Quebrada De Macul, David Williams, says of the wine sector: "We originally did not set the task of making wine in Bordeaux or California style. We just give the blame to fully show what the Chilean equivalent of the Grand Cru ...".