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Matetic Corralillo Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Overview

This wine has a brilliant yellow color with green hues and an intense mineral and herbal nose, full of citrus aromas such as grapefruit and tropical fruits like papaya and mango. The palate is fresh and juicy, with refreshing acidity, great volume and a long and elegant finish. 

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The wine is made from four different Sauvignon Blanc clones (Davis 1, 297, 242, & 107) each of them planted in different blocks of the winery’s coastal vineyards with exceptional soil and sun exposure conditions. The organic and biodynamic grape production is focused on providing optimal lighting & ventilation conditions with the purpose of avoiding disease and stimulating the development of the aromatics of this varietal. The first 3 clones develop an intense aromatic and tropical fruit expression, where the fourth shows more herbal aromas. Whole bunches were pressed, and only destemmed grapes underwent a cold soak for 8-10 hours in order to develop a fresh wine with intense aromatic expression. Fermentation was done in stainless steel tanks for 30 days and then fine lees were pumped over for 3 months to enhance aromatic complexity and texture.


Serving Hints
This Sauvignon Blanc is ideally served with fish and shellfish, from lobster and crab to oysters or clams-on-the-half shell, as well as fresh vegetable salads, cerviche or pan-seared fish. 


Producer: Matetic Vineyards
Region: San Antonio Valley
Country: Chile
Wine Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Certified Organic Grape
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total Acidity: 5.7 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1.63 g/l
pH: 3.16


Press Highlights

2020: 90 Pts - James Suckling, Apr 2021
2019: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, Feb 2020
2017: 92 Pts - BEST BUY, Aug 2019
2017: 90 Pts - James Suckling, Mar 2018
2013: 89 Pts 'Best Buy' - Wine & Spirits, June 2014
2013: 89 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Aug. 2014
2012: 91 Pts 'Best Buy' - Wine & Spirits, June 2013
2011: 91 Pts 'Best Buy' - Wine & Spirits, June 2012


 
 
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