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SAUVIGNON BLANC VIÑA KRISTEL 2021

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808-1156-9900436
$19.99

Mexico ́s ‘1st Boutique Winery’ produces this special wine from the oldest estate grown grapes, harvested by hand from the

single-vineyard named ‘Kristel’. These vines average 50 years in age and deliver the most flavorful grapes of the Valle de

Guadalupe terroir. Half of the grapes used in this bottle were harvest early in the season to capture bright acidity & green herbal

notes. The rest were harvested at the peak of ripeness later in the season for structure.

Varietal(s)

100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Pairing

Ideal for seafood and ceviches, freshsalads, salt-baked fish, goat cheese, friedcalamari as well as poultry like grilledchicken breast. Perfect for seafood plattersand oysters. Enjoy it on its own as anaperitif as well.

Cellaring

Up to three years of potential.

Vineyard

Guadalupe Valley - single vineyard ‘Viña Kristel’.

Tasting Notes

Green yellow with straw hues. Bright and luminous.

Nose

It is a frank & fragrant wine with highintensity. Expressive notes of zesty citrusfruits such as grapefruit, key-lime andMeyer lemon, complemented by freshtropical fruits such as guava, white melon,passionfruit & green mango. Floral notesof orange blossoms & white aromaticflowers. Lemon tea, almonds and asuperb mineral tone of salt-air reminiscentof the ocean, close this unique andcomplex nose.

Palate

On the palate, it is smooth, dry, superblyfresh with bright acidity. A well-balancedwine with a medium to full body and anaromatically long persistence. Delicatetones of fine salt close the food friendly &tasty finish.

Alcohol content: 13% 

Harvest Date: August-September 2021 

Harvest sugar: 19.5-23 Brix 

Bottling date: January 2022 

Residual sugar: 0.30 g/L

Total acidity: 6.45 g/L PH: 3.45 

Extra enological techniques: Bentonite and cold stabilized.

Fermentation: Night harvest to preserve aromas and avoid premature oxidation. Desteemed and pressed cold at 41°F.

Decanted for one day with pectolytic enzymes at 50°F to obtain 150 NTU of clarity.

Fermented only the free run in stainless steel tank for 10-15 days at 59°F with Southafrican yeast. No malolactic fermentation.

AWARDS

Gold Medals

• 2020 - CONCURSO MUNDIAL DE BRUSELAS,MÉXICO, CHIHUAHUA, 2021.

• 2020 - MEXICO INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION, ENSENADA, 2021.

• 2019 –CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN,FRANCE, 2020.

Silver Medals

• 2020, GLOBAL WINE EL CONOCEDOR, MEXICO, 2021

• 2019, CONCURSO MUNDIAL DE BRUSELAS, CZECHREPUBLIC, 2020.

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