Bodegas Y Vinedos O. Fournier Centauri Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, South America

Price: $18.49
Item No. 100128
  • ST91
  • WE91
Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The Sauvignon Blanc has exceptional acidity, aromas and alcohol.

Critical Acclaim

"When O. Fournier tackles a new project, such as Sauvignon Blanc from Leyda, it doesn’t mess around. This is an excellent example of Chilean SB with green fruit, citrus and a light touch of capsicum. It’s a serious wine that challenges with its peppery crispness offset by grapefruit and green melon. Very nice mouthfeel; shows itself in a couple of waves. "
91 Points

"Bright gold. Wild, highly expressive bouquet evokes passion fruit, melon, nectarine and lemon gelato, along with suggestions of candied ginger and brioche. Exotic and deeply pitched, offering energetic pit and tropical fruit flavors and a touch of smokiness. Nicely combines richness and vivacity and finishes with outstanding length and lingering spiciness."
91 Points

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The O. Fournier Group was founded in 2000. Their main objective is to become an international group focused on high-quality wines. Their plan is to produce approximately 1.5 million bottles in different regions: Argentina, Chile, Ribera del Duero, Rioja and Douro (Portugal). To date, the group owns estates in Mendoza and Ribera del Duero. In total, the Group owns over 435...

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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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