Casa Silva Coleccion Sauvignon Semillon


85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Semillon


Colchagua Valley, CHile
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
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– Special Vintage Info: Both grape varieties from Angostura Estate, Colchagua Valley, vineyard’s planted in 1912 from original pre phylloxera vines brought from Bordeaux by the first generation of the family.
Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled: Grapes 100% hand picked in small trays, preselected in the vineyard according to quality classification and ripeness.
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Grapes cooled down below 5°C upon arrival at the winery Hand sorting of bunches before pressing to select only the best. Crushing of whole bunches and immediate juice separation without maceration. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at 13ºC.
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– Ageing – barrels / size / time: 100% in stainless steel tanks
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Tasting Notes:
Pale yellow with green hues. On the nose, fresh with aromas of honeydew melon. On the palate, great acidity with notes of mangos, kiwi and pink grapefruit.