35 South Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2008

35-ти Паралел Совиньон Блан Резерва 2008

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San Pedro
Chile (Чили) 
Sauvignon Blanc (Совиньон Блан)
€ 7.41  
Added by rms
23 Aug 2009

Winemaker's notes:
Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Origin: This wine is obtained from Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in San Pedro´s vineyards, in Molina´s area.
Parallel 35 south latitude enjoys a privileged Mediterranean climate that is characterized by its hot days and cold nights, producing high quality grapes. Harvest: The fruit is harvested by hand and mechanically with 20-22° brix, usually at the beginning of March.
Vinification: The grapes are processed immediately when they arrive to the cellar. The grapes macerates at low temperatures (10-12°C) for 4 to 6 hours and then goes to the neumatic press where first and second must is separated, leaving the option of mixing them latter in the final blend. The must it is left for decantation at low temperatures (11°C) up to 24 hours in stainless steel tanks.

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Food: Antipasto, Asparagus, Carpaccio (Tuna), Chicken Salad, Cold Meats, Crab, Curry (Fish or Chicken), Lobster, Mussels, Nuts, Olives, Oysters (Raw), Pasta Salad, Pasta with Shellfish, Pasta with Vegetables, Red Snapper, Salmon, Sashimi, Scallops, Shrimp, Smoked Fish (Trout, Herring), Sushi, Swordfish, Thai, Tuna
Cheese: Blue Castello, Goat Cheese, Gruyere, Sharp Cheddar
Temperature: 12 °C
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06 Aug 2012