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Marichal Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (6x 750mL)

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Condition: Cellared

Buyers premium: 17.50%

Lot Number: 0026-2475138

Part of Sale: Buenos días from Spain & Southern Cone Ft. High Rated Wines

GST: Inclusive

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RRP $34.99
$4
per bottle
$24
per case

Quantity Available: 1

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Closed: 26/08/2019 8.00 PM AEST

Overview

Marichal Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (6x 750mL)

Uruguay is lesser known for it's white wines yet produces exceptionally fine, white wines. With this 100% Sauvignon Blanc, Marichal expresses the potential of the land, obtaining a well balanced wine with aromas of fresh fruits and herbaceous notes. On the palate it is intense yet delicate at the same time, showing great balance and a long finish.

Food Matching: Enjoy as an aperitif or with salads, white meat and poultry dishes, even those with creamy sauces.

Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Canelones, Uruguay

Vineyard: Etchevarriía Vineyards

Age of the Vineyard: Vines planted in 1989

Time of Harvest: Early February

Altitude: Only 30m above sea level

Harvest Method: Hand-picked

Viticulture & Winemaking: This wine is made from grapes grown in the Sauvignon Blanc vineyard, located only 30 metres away from the winery, on the land originally bought by the family in 1916. Grapes are hand picked in 18kg boxes in the morning and promptly taken in small cases into the winery. After manually selecting the bunches in the winery, grapes are destemmed and crushed at high pressure to extract as much juice as possible from them. The must and skins are immediately placed in concrete vats and left to cold maceration for approximately six hours until the end of the afternoon when the first must is extracted. This must has been previously stripped at low temperature. Then fermentation occurs using selected yeasts at a controlled temperature. Once the fermentation process is complete, the wine is left in contact with the lees for several days; the exact amount of time is determined by tasting. After that, the wine is racked for clarification and filtration. The wine is bottled upon cold stabilization, avoiding further fermentation in oak barrels and malolactic fermentation in order to keep the fresh, elegant, and fruity character of a young wine.

Oak Ageing: No oak.

Winemaker: Juan Andrés and Alejandro Marichal

Alcohol: 13.0% vol.

Volume: 750ml

Residual Sugar: 1.8 gr/ litre

Standard Drinks: 7.7

Best Served: 6°-8°

Cellaring: Ready to drink now.

(260512-65)

State:
Imported
Country:
Uruguay
Vintage
2012
Grape Style
Sauvignon Blanc

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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
C.H - Ingleburn NSW26/08/2019 3.07.13 PM AESTAU $24 11
R.Y - Bankstown NSW25/08/2019 7.10.11 PM AESTAU $19 10
A.S - Grasmere NSW24/08/2019 6.09.01 PM AESTAU $14 10
A.A - St kilda VIC23/08/2019 4.45.14 PM AESTAU $9 10
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