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De Martino Reserva "347 Vineyards" Sauvignon Blanc

2016 | Chile | Maipo 750 ml | 12.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Peach
  • Passionfruit
  • Citrus
  • Green Herb
  • Good with
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Its also
  • Ecological
¥70
¥140
  • Product details

    Description

    About De Martino

    De Martino winery was founded in 1934 by Pietro De Martino Pascualone, who arrived to Chile from Italy in search of a place to satisfy his passion for winemaking. Today, the third and fourth generations of the De Martino family now work in the winery to maintains its dynamism, family tradition, and the adventurous, pioneering spirit of the De Martino family. 

    As well as achieving the highest levels of quality in its production of world class wines, through its environmental policy De Martino has established a commitment to always respect and protect the environment. It is second large producer of organic wines in Chile since 1997.

    They farm their vineyards using 100% sustainable and organic methods and were judged Chile's Best Winery in 2011.

    347 Vineyards

    347 Vineyards are single variety wines, composed by carefully selected parcels of fruit from different sub- regions of a particular valley.The result, a multi- dimensional wine, a fusion of unique character. A concept that reflects Chile’s diversity and De Martino’s spirit to produce wines of origin. This wine has been produced with wild yeast to preserve the original character of the vineyards.

    Tasting notes

    Intense, bright green in color. Fresh, intense nose of citrus fruits such as lime and grapefruit, with aromas of white flowers and a herby edge. The palate features a delicious entry, with great acidity, lots of fruit and a full body giving the wine a lovely long finish. 

    Variety Description

    Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. Sauvignon Blanc is widely cultivated in France, Chile, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Washington and California. Some New World Sauvignon Blancs, particularly from California, may also be called "Fume Blanc". Depending on the climate, the flavor can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. In cooler climates, the grape has a tendency to produce wines with noticeable acidity and "green flavors" of grass, green bell peppers and nettles with some tropical fruit (such as passion fruit) and floral (such as elderflower) notes. In warmer climates, it can develop more tropical fruit notes but risk losing a lot of aromatics from over-ripeness, leaving only slight grapefruit and tree fruit (such as peach) notes

    Country Description

    Chile

    The climate in Chile has been described as midway between that of California and France with the most common grapes grown being Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenère. Other wine varieties include Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Cabernet franc, Pinot noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera, Malbec, and Carignan. White wine varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Sauvignon vert, Sémillon, Riesling, Viognier, Torontel, Pedro Ximénez, Gewürztraminer and Muscat of Alexandria. The climate is varied with the northern regions being very hot and dry compared to the cooler, wetter regions in the south.

    Region Description

    Maipo

    Maipo Valley is the closest Chilean wine region to Santiago, the capital city of Chile, and located in the middle of the country. The valley is divided between three sub-regions, Alto Maipo, Central Maipo, and Pacific Maipo. Maipo is renown for its exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, ripe, subtle, spicy and complex with its signature, powerful eucalyptus and blackcurrant flavours. It amounts for over 60% of the regions 10,000ha. Merlot, Chardonnay and Carmenere are also important.