ErrazurizLate Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2019 (Half Bottle)Product code: 9016
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Errazuriz ‘Late Harvest’ Sauvignon Blanc is a delicious dessert wine that is perfect for those who love a sweet and tangy flavor profile. Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes, this wine boasts a bright golden hue and aromas of tropical fruits like pineapple, passion fruit, and lychee. On the palate, a burst of rich flavors is experienced, such as nectarines, apricots, and honey, which are balanced by crisp citrus acidity. The finish is long, fresh, and lively, leaving you with an aftertaste of honey and peaches. This wine pairs well with fruit-based desserts, cheesecakes, and blue cheese, making it an excellent accompaniment to any meal.
A luscious dessert wine with the sugars concentrated by the extra hang-time that late harvesting allows. The results are wonderfully rich and honeyed with succulent apricot fruit characters and lovely fresh acidity keeping it balanced and lively on the long finish.
About the Winery
When you make a list of some of the best Chilean wines, Errazuriz is sure to feature in it. Founded in 1870, this wine label has been making wines that are true to the terroir found in the place of its origin – Aconcagua Valley in Chile. Don Maximiano Errazuriz, the founder of this label planted the first French vines in this region to make innovative and stylish Chilean wines. Today, his descendants have made Errazuriz one of the most sought-after Chilean wines.
The Errazuriz Winery, constructed in 1870, is an architectural marvel, in itself. It took around 14 years to complete this winery construction because it made use of some of the most advanced engineering technologies of that time. The underground cellars have some unique features like brick walls. The mortar for the walls was made using a paste of egg whites and sand. More than a century later, the winery still stands strong and is in use today. Massive barrels are used to store the wine here at a temperature of 12 to 14 degrees Celsius at all times.
In 2009, the company set up a new winery, Don Maximiano Icon Winery, to house some of its highest quality of wines. The winery is known for its completely submerged body and its spiral shape. Thanks to the spiral shape, the fruits and juices move to the next stages with the help of natural gravity here. Another interesting fact about this new winery is that it is completely safe for the environment as it uses geothermal and solar energies for its temperature and light settings.
This place boasts a maximum production capacity of 347,000litres. The bleached concrete construction is a sight to behold, indeed! This winery's inauguration happened in 2010, with over 100 guests in attendance, and these included press and wine connoisseurs worldwide.