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O. Fournier B Crux Sauvignon Blanc 2011



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Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Tasting Notes: Brilliant pale yellow colour with greenish reflections. Intense and complex aromas of white flowers, citrus and minerals, typical of the area. In the mouth it has a fresh entry, flavours reminiscent of the aromas, combined with excellent volume and smoothness. Intense but pleasant acidity and a long, elegant finish.

Vineyard: Vista Flores – Mendoza, Argentina
Altitude: 1,100 metres
Time of Harvest: Mid-February 2010

Harvest Method: Hand-picked in 18kg boxes. Clusters are selected at the winery and sorted twice by hand.
Winemaking: After the sorting and selecting of the grapes, they are destemmed and half the grapes are put through a crushing-destemming machine using stainless steel rolls and gravity flow as opposed to pumps. Cold maceration for 8 hours between 6°-8°C. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks for 10 days. This is a filtered wine. Production of 12,000 bottles.
Winemaker: Jose Mario Spisso

Alcohol: 12.0% vol.
Volume
: 750 ml
Residual Sugars
: 2.53 gr/litre
Standard Drinks
: 7.1

Peak drinking: Drink now
Best Served: 8°C
Ageing: Unoaked