Fitz Roy 2019 Sauvignon Blanc
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
- Fitz Roy is a collaboration between Elixir Wine Group and Chile’s Alex Huber of Invina Wines with the intention of bringing you hand crafted, terroir driven, sustainably farmed Chilean varietal wine with unbelievable pricing.
- Named after the highest mountain in Patagonia, whose granite flanks stand as a sentinel between Argentina and Chile.
- Wines are produced at the Invina winery in Maule and are sourced from Invina’s sustainably farmed vineyard sites.
ABOUT THE WINE
- This Sauvignon Blanc is grown on a single parcel only 16 km from the Pacific Ocean. The sandy soil lies on a clay bed, providing the roots with 30cm of well-drained soil to explore and a block of clay to keep the water supply during the summer. The cool coastal breeze allows grapes to ripen gently and to produce the distinctive fruitiness of Casablanca Valley wines.
Vintage: 2019 | Wine Type: White Wine
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: Chile | Appellation: Casablanca Valley
Elaboration: Grapes are hand harvested and cold soaked for 12 hours. Fermentation takes place in 95% stainless steel and 5% barrel fermented French oak barrels. The wine is aged in stainless steel and undergoes one to three months bottle aging before release.
Winemaker: Invina Wines
Pale yellow in color, this white wine brings bright aromas of melon, hay, and yuzu fruit. Fruit flavors including citrusy lime and stone fruits lead to a medium bodied palate. The wine finishes with a bright acidity.
Production: 2,000 cases | Alcohol: 12.8% | TA: 7.07 g/l | Residual Sugar: 2.5 g/l | pH: 3.22
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