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Date Printed: 5/31/2016
Matetic EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Matetic EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc 2011
(search item no. 117595)
screw cap wine
green wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 5/31/2016: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2015 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2015 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2014 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2014 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2013 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2013 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine is a very pale yellow color, with green hues. The nose is complex and delicate, with aromas of mature tropical fruit such as mango and lychee, with apple custard (cherimoya), papaya and lime peel, mixed in with herbal notes and green chili. The mouth is concentrated, fruity and fresh, dominated by a persistent mineral overtone.

This Sauvignon Blanc is ideally served with oily fishes such as salmon or bluefish, cerviche, sea urchin, oysters and sharp cheese.

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About Matetic:

The story of the Matetic Winery begins in 1999 when the Matetic family decided to diversify their business ventures and enter the world of wine, confident in the virtues of the climate and soils in the Rosario Valley. With a firm conviction in the vital importance of maintaining a strong professional team to guide every step of the project, the family incorporated Alan York (Biodinamic Consultant), Ken Bernards (Consulting Winemaker), and Ann Kraemer (Viticultural Consultant) into the project in 2000 to ensure that Matetic wines achieve the highest quality. The EQ stands for Equilibrium... balance.