Maycas del Limari Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, South America

Price: $19.49
Item No. 99374
  • W&S93
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

Maycas Reserva Especial Sauvignon Blanc has a brilliant yellow color with greenish hues. Notes of citrus, gooseberries, and asparagus are present with a delicate touch of mineral bringing complexity and elegant character. Extraordinarily fresh, fulfilling and long, with citrus flavors and a hint of minerality on the finish.

Critical Acclaim

"From El Tangue, one of the coolest vineyards in Limarí (planted in 1999), this sauvignon captures the influence of the sea in its pronounced minerality and refreshing acidity. The scents of limestone and jalapeño are at first severe and imposing, until air brings out the wine's juicy, fruity, friendly side."
93 Points

Learn About Maycas del Limari

Located 250 miles north of Santiago, in the rapidly developing Limari Valley, Concha y Toro has developed an exciting new project, Maycas del Limarí. Maycas, means croplands in Quechua. This land was the foundation of the Inca Empire, the most powerful civilization in South America. Limarí takes its name from the Franciscan monk who first planted grapes here in 1548. The Limarí...

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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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