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Monte Xanic Vina Kristel Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2001

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    Winemaker Notes

    This Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon coupage is a brilliantly transparent, pale yellow wine, with complex aromas of tropical fruits, such as melon and leechi and secondary notes of oak, caramel and butter. On the palate the wine is dry, light-bodied with a pleasant acidity.

    This very versatile wine goes well with poultry as well as seafood, especially oysters and shrimp. Its pleasant freshness makes it a good complement for spicy cuisine, such as Mexican, Chinese and Thai dishes.

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    The wine world is vast and constantly expanding. With shifts in climate, fashion, trands and technology, new regions are constantly developing. Through research and experimentation enologists and winemakers continue to develop an understanding of which varieties work best on which vineyard sites. Often, since these regions have yet to gain worldwide popularity, they are great sources for the savvy consumer looking to try something new and interesting at a budget-friendly price.

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    With hundreds of white grape varieties to choose from, winemakers have the freedom to create a virtually endless assortment of blended wines. In many European regions, strict laws are in place determining the set of varieties that may be used, but in the New World, experimentation is permitted and encouraged. Blending can be utilized to enhance balance or create complexity, lending different layers of flavors and aromas. For example, a variety that creates a soft and full-bodied wine would do well combined with one that is more fragrant and naturally high in acidity. Sometimes small amounts of a particular variety are added to boost color or aromatics. Blending can take place before or after fermentation, with the latter, more popular option giving more control to the winemaker over the final qualities of the wine.

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