Santa Macarena Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – Virgin Wines

This Sauvignon Blanc is from the most coastal site in all of Chile; the Aconcagua Valley is just 5km from the ocean. Morning mist, sea breezes and lower temperatures provide ideal conditions for Sauvignon Blanc.

Tasting notes: Pale straw colour. Stone fruits and some vegetal notes. Short, crisp finish. Balanced, medium/high acidity. Not especially complex or intense.Has that characteristic ‘New World’ taste to it – I guess from fermentation with lees contact at relatively low temperatures. Good summer drinking, fairly priced.

Wine Colour – White
Price – £6.99
Where do I get it from? Virgin Wines
Current Vintage – 2017
Producer – Virgin Wines
Grape – 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Region/Country – Aconcagua Valley/Chile

Verdict – Good wine for the price

Food pairing – goat’s cheese frittata.


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