Los Cardos Sauvignon Blanc

Greenish- yellow c olor. Very int ense ar omas of passion fruit, grapefruit , lime and white peach. In the mouth, it is a fresh, balanced, very lively and persistent wine.

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Fact Sheet

Our Estate Vineyards

Los Cerezos Viney ard is l ocated in the Cordón del Plata mountains, Tupungato, Uco Valley, a t 1,000 meters (3,280 f eet) a bove sea level. Here, there are loam soils of variable depth, with a calcium carbonate layer 120 cm (47 in) from the surfa ce. Its climate p resents warm days and cool nights, with an av erage temp eratur e vari ation of 14 °C (57.2 °F), a nd an aver age annua l ra infa ll of 280 mm (11 in). Th e vi nes yield 12 tons per hectare, and they are grown in espalie rs, using drip irrigation. At Doña Paula, our viney ards have alway s been mana ged using susta inabl e agricultural practices.

Vinification

The grapes are hand-picked early in the morning – thus avoiding oxidation – during the third week of February. Then they are cooled and softly pressed. A pelli cular m acerati on is performe d to tran sfer the var ietal character from the skin to the must. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out at low temperatures, in stainless steel tanks, to preserve the primary aromas.

Food Pairing

Goat cheese pizzeta with caramelized onions, truffle oil and watercress salad. Goat cheese and Sauvignon Blanc are a classic pairing in international cuisine.

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Serving Temperature

8° - 10° C

Awards and Recognition

ExpoVino Wong - Great gold medalIreland`s Gold Star Award Winning Wines - Best new World White WineArgentina Wine Awards - Bronze medalArgentina Wine Awards - TrophyeRobertParker.com - 88 pointsNatalie MacLean - 89 pointsPark Hyatt Wine Challange - TrophyArgentina Wine Awards - Bronze medalview all

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