BRONZE MEDAL - Decanter World Wine Awards 2010
At Dona Paula the vineyards have been managed using Sustainable Agriculture practices.The grapes for this wine come from 44 acres planted between 2000 and in the Finca Los Cerezos Estate in Tupungato with some very well reputed French clones (316, 242, 530 and 108), grafted on three different rootstocks: 1103P, 3309 and 110R.
This stunning Argentina white wine is produced in stainless steel tanks with cooling jackets and without contact with oak.Fermentation temperature ranges from 12 to 14°C. 85% of the wine in the stainless steel tanks has been in contact with the lees for 2 months at 10ºC.
Grapes: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Region: Argentina / Uco Valley / Tupungato
Maker: David Bonomi
Notes: This fresh, attractive and vigorous Sauvignon Blanc shows intense aromas of yellow grapefruit, lime and passion fruit, that are well integrated with gooseberry and herbal notes. On the palate this is a white wine of great freshness with a very long after taste.
Serve: White meat, fish, seafood, scallops and oysters
Suitable for Vegetarians