2019 Castillo del Moro Sauvignon Blanc La Mancha Spain Six pack

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Viticulture

Vineyards are grown on the plains surround the town of Manzanares in La Mancha on a number of varying soil types. These range from deep clay loams with good drainage through to some very stony soils with a breakdown of granites, giving quite different flavour profiles. These vary in flavour from gooseberry and tropical pineapple in the Sauvignon Blanc to the more subtle pear and white nectarine in the Airén. The vineyards are a mixture of low trellised vines on wires and a number of vineyards that are traditional bush vines with lower yields and more flavour concentration.

Winemaking

The grapes are harvested and bought to the winery were they are graded for quality and flavour profile then gently de-stemmed and crushed to large refrigerated draining tanks. Only the free run juice is used and sent to cold settling tanks where it is cooled and settled to clarify the juice. There is no pressing of any of the grapes used to make these wines to reduce the phenolics and keep the wines soft and fresh. Fermentation takes place using specially selected yeast strains in stainless steel to retain the fruit characters of the grape keeping the wine fresh and zesty.

Oak Treatment

No oak treatment

Tasting Note

This modern, crisp white demonstrates bright citrus characteristics on the nose, while offering deliciously vibrant apple fruit flavours and a zesty twang courtesy of the Sauvignon Blanc on the palate. A long clean finish with hints of grapefruit.

Food Matching

Sensational drunk on its own or with salads and seafood.


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