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Viña Quintay Clava Coastal Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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The world has awoken to the wonder of Sauvignon Blanc from Chile! This particular superb value example is yellow and transparent with touches of green in colour, it's aromas are of tomato leaves and fruits such as passion fruit, melon and grapefruit and even a touch of chilli. To drink it is intense with fruit characters mirroring it's aromas and it is also complimented by a fresh and mineral finish.

Food Matching: Recommended to drink as an aperitif and/or with seafood, in particular oysters, prepared fish such as ceviche, carpaccio, sushi or lightly grilled fresh and also with fresh salads. 

Grape Variety100% Sauvignon Blanc 

Region: Casablanca Valley, Chile
Vineyard: Estate vineyards situated in Casablanca Valley
Age of the Vineyard: 10 years
Time of Harvest: 18 March - 22 April
Altitude: 150m   

Harvest Method: Hand harvest
Viticulture & WinemakingThe harvest started in the high zone in Tapihue on the 18th of March and finished in the Leyda Valley on the 22nd of April. The grapes were taken to the winery, cooled down and then selected manually to take away the leaves and grapes that were not in a perfectly ripe and healthy state. Cold maceration for approximately 24 hours. Then the fruit is pressed and the juice extracted is decanted to adjust its cloudiness to lower levels in order to allow a clean fermentation. There is a stage of contact with the finne sediments, in order to give the wine an oilier texture and better aromatic complexity. The wine is cold stabilised and filtered.
Oak Treatment: No oak.  
Winemaker: Paula Cárdenas  

Alcohol: 13.5% vol.
Volume: 750ml
Residual sugar: 1.1 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 7.7
Best Served: 8°-10°
Cellaring:  Ready to drink now or within a few years. Should be enjoyed fresh.