Penalolen Sauvignon Blanc 2003

Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, South America

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Item No. 61929
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

This Penalolen Sauvignon Blanc demonstrates how impressive this varietal can taste if grown in the right place and guided by a talented winemaker. It is a concentrated and complex wine, owing its richness and depth to the fruit and vineyard, not outside influences such as oak. The aromas of mandarin orange and fresh cut flowers, combined with good acidity, ensure that the wine will be a classic partner with food.

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This winery was founded by the superstar winemaker of Chile, Ignacio Recabarren, and vineyard owner Ricardo Peña. The wine is estate grown and bottled with all the fruit harvested from the winery's own two vineyards. Viña Peñalolén is dedicated to producing the best expression of fruit and soil from the Maipo and Casablanca Valley's, resulting in wines of pedigree and complexity.

Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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