Wine Valdivieso Sauvignon Blanc Reserva, 2009
Wine brilliant pale green.
Taste wine flavored, full-weight, with a clear acidity, notes of ripe fruit, cool minerality. The finish is long, citrus.
Intense aroma of wine is filled with passionate tones of fruit, juicy grapes, passion fruit, gooseberry, green shades of paprika.
Wine perfectly combines with fresh clams, oysters, fish soup, fish sauce tartare or grilled with vegetables.
The grapes for "Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009" was assembled from two vineyards in the valley of Casablanca. One vineyard is located along the northern edge of the valley, where the morning mists come abundant, and in the middle of the day - sea breezes. Another vineyard is located in the western part of the valley, at the lowest point of it. This is one of the most attractive parts of Casablanca due to the proximity of the ocean. Here comes from the sea fog early and delayed for a long time, giving full effect of coastal influences. These conditions help to grow Sauvignon Blanc with intense aroma of fresh, complex flavor, good structure and natural acidity. Harvested early, from 17 to 26 March. After careful selection and pressing the berries were placed fermenter under strictly controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks. The wine has not undergone malolactic fermentation, but it was fermented on the lees for three months. To show beautiful slim profile Sauvignon Blanc, aging in oak barrels was made.
Vintage "Sauvignon Blanc Reserve" of 2009 won a silver medal at the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Bordeaux vintage and the 2008 won the bronze medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2009.
History Valdivieso winery, located in the center of Chile, dates back to 1879, when Don Alberto Valdivieso has released its first product - Champagne Valdivieso. One hundred years later - at the end of 1980 - a winery Valdivieso commencement of commercial production of wines that have gained extraordinary popularity. Valdivieso among the top ten most prestigious brands Chile and covers more than 60% market share in the country. Valdivieso product line is extensive, the most common wines are varietal - Cabernet Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Rose. They are not only annual vintages, but also reserve wines, as well as the line Super Premium.