Bodega Volcanes De Chile Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021

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BVSB202110 UCAU
  • Exclusively imported by United Cellars
  • A brand new wine and first release from this exciting producer
  • Outstanding value Chileam Reserva Sauvignon Blanc
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    $24.99
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  • Alistair Cooper
    90 points

Editors notes

Bright with a greenish hue. Citrus aromas and delightful minerality combine with subtle, herbal notes.

Flavours of Lime and lemon zest as well as a clear underlying minerality. A hint of herbaceous flavours and pleasant salinity. A very fruity and expressive wine with an elegant finish enhanced by the three months of lees contact post-fermentation.

Enjoy on its own or with white meat, fish, seafood or light salads.

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Tasting Profile

  • Light (Light)
    Full (Full)
  • Low Tannin (Low Tannin)
    Tannic (Tannic)
  • Sweet (Sweet)
    Dry (Dry)
  • Low Acidity (Low Acidity)
    High Acidity (High Acidity)
  • Aroma
    • Floral
    • Lemon
    • Mineral
  • Palate
    • Slate
    • Stonefruit
    • Tropical Fruit

Food Pairings

  • Asian
  • Fish
  • Shellfish

Critic Scores & reviews

  • Alistair Cooper MW

    90
    "Fresh, green pea and green bean. Good acidity and racy freshness, lean and whippet like with a razor acid profile. Lovely example of coastal Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, citrus and perfect with seafood!"

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Locations

Chile

With the Andes mountains to its east (on its border with Argentina) and the Pacific Ocean to its west, Chile has a unique geography and climate that make it suitable for a range of both red and white wine styles. The country enjoys cooling influences from both the ocean and the mountains, coupled with plenty of sunshine. Generally, Chilean vineyards have a Mediterranean climate, with a sunny, dry growing season and little risk of fungal diseases. Winery operations of all sizes throughout the country widely practise sustainable and organic grapegrowing and winemaking. Black grape varieties account for most of the plantings in Chile, with Cabernet Sauvignon the most widely planted. Styles can range from simple and fruity to premium full-bodied examples. Other red wine varieties include Merlot, Carmenère, Syrah, and Pinot Noir. Among the white varieties, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are the most dominant.

Central Valley

In terms of viticulture the central valley of chile (spanish: valle central) spans the o'higgins region (vi) and maule region (vii) administrative regions and the administrative metropolitan region, and is the main growing zone for chilean wine and coincides with the historical core of the chilean central valley.

This is chile's most productive and internationally known wine region, due predominately to its proximity to the national capital santiago.

It is located directly across the andes' from one of argentina's wine regions: mendoza province. Within the central valley there are four wine growing region subregions: the maipo valley, the rapel valley, the curicó valley and the maule valley.

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About the brand Bodega Volcanes de Chile

“Our philosophy is to create wines that reflect their unique soils, formed by volcanic activity over millions of years and that are true expressions of their origin, displaying the purity and typicity of the specific grape without excessive oak that can mask the unique flavours. The chance to source grapes from a range of denominations gives the portfolio more diversity but in each wine, my style is consistent as I aim to really manifest the volcanic rocks and ash by ultimately producing wines that are more vibrant and intense with balanced tannins and acidity.” - Pilar Diaz, Volcanes Winemaker

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