TORO DE PIEDRA LATE HARVEST SAUVIGNON / SEMILLON 2019

£10.69

CURICO VALLEY: Ripe stone fruits, honey and nectarine with orangey citrus keeping it clean.

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Description

Wow, wow, wow. A stunning alternative to Sauternes. Ripe stone fruits, honey and nectarine with orangey citrus and light sultanas with a great acidic backbone. A delicious late harvest dessert wine made from sauvignon and semillon grapes that will last for years.

GRAPE Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon CLOSURE Screwcap
REGION Curico Valley VEGETARIAN Yes
VINTAGE 2019 VEGAN Yes
ABV 13.5% ORGANIC No

 

DRY    |________|________|________|________*     SWEET

LIGHT    |________|_______|________*_________|  FULL BODIED

NO OAK    |________*________|_______|_________|     OAKY

 

Additional information

Vina Requingua

Santiago Achurra Larrain founded the winery in 1961 and
alongside new generations of his family, has grown the winery to be amongst Chile’s top 20 producers.
The vineyards are located in the Curico Valley, where a mild Mediterranean-like climate and varied soils offer superb conditions for growing many different varieties. Long, dry summers with radiant days and cool nights help the grapes attain the maximum potential. Winemaking is led by Benoit Fitte, who left his native France
to join the winery in 2001.

Production

Blend: 80% Sauvignon Blanc & 20% Semillon
Location: Curicó Valley
Country: Chile
Vintage: 2017
Alcohol: 14% ABV
Viticulture: Pergola trained.
Vinification: The fermentation takes place in stainless steel using cultured yeasts. 25% of the wine is aged for a short time in French and American oak.

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