Wine Clos Quebrada De Macul, "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc, 2019
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Wine of pale yellow color.
Taste powerful wine, rich, dry, with hints of peach and herbs, with good acidity and a refreshing aftertaste.
The wine has a complex aroma with notes of tropical fruit, hints of mandarin and freshly cut flowers.
Wine is perfect for salad of goat cheese with citrus, fresh shellfish, as well as a light fish dishes.
"Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc - a delicious white wine from the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc grown in the cool Casablanca Valley in Chile. Its complexity, the wine is obliged to high-quality grapes and ability winemaker rather than external influences. The grapes are harvested by hand in small containers, combs are removed, cooled and berries are very soft pressing. Juice from the skin remains in contact for about 6 hours and then fed into a stainless steel tank. There it undergoes static decantation until it reaches a high degree of transparency. Alcoholic fermentation takes place at a temperature of 14-18 ° C in tanks and then the wine is stabilized and filtered. Label for "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc made famous Chilean artist Benjamin Lira.
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 ...".