An attractive greenish-yellow colour. Its ageing in foudres has lent it citrus and green chilli pepper aromas, as well as saline notes. In the mouth, it is very structured and tense thanks to its high acidity and minerality. The finish is clean and persistent, with a subtle saline note coming through. This highly complex Sauvignon Blanc tempts you to enjoy it with food.
Block 22 is located on the first terrace of the river Huasco. It has very old, stony soils from the river which have very special qualities: a little clay and a lot of calcareous soil – lime, calcium carbonate – white soils. 2019 was characterized by low yields of grapes with very concentrated fresh fruit. In the Atacama Desert in the Huasco valley, the temperatures were fresh, especially at night. Temperatures are kept low because of the constant cool morning breezes blowing in from the Pacific Ocean, as well as the classic “Camanchaca”, a dense fog which comes in from the ocean, helping to regulate the temperatures and ensure an optimum level of humidity in the atmosphere.
This wine was aged over its lees for ten months in 2,500-litre foudres and bâttonage was used to gently move it so as to maximize the contribution made by the wine coming into contact with the wine sediment.
We recommend you drink this wine at between 7°C and 8°C. It is a food-friendly wine, which pairs well with our Pacific Ocean seafood, such as mussels, clams, sea urchins, oily fish like hake or any other type of fish.
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