Story of the wine:
Maule Valley is Chile’s oldest wine region, about 150 miles south of Santiago, and is mainly volcanic soils. Casa Donoso has 4 vineyard areas around the town of Talca.
The estate was established in the early 19th century, but the current owners bought it in 2011.
Grape(s): 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Area: From Casa Donoso’s vineyards around the town of Talca in the Maule valley
Vines per ha.: 4,000 per ha.
Av. age of vines: 25 years old
Vinification: There is a 7-10 day fermentation at 11-140C in stainless steel vats. There is no malolactic fermentation
Ageing: It is kept in stainless steel vats until bottled 6 months after fermentation, then a further 2 months in bottle before release.
Pack size: 6 x 75cl
Descriptions for Wine List
1) A classic aromatic Sauvignon nose; on the palate a light crispness is gently balanced with fruit and a good length on the finish.
Country: Chile Region: Talca - Maule Valley Grape: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Product code: 7900 Pack size: 6x75cl
Originally established by the Donoso family in the early 19th century it was recently bought by new owners who have invested in both the vineyards and the winery. The estate has four vineyard areas in the Maule Valley which is Chile’s oldest wine producing region.