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Dona Paula Sauvage Blanc Mendoza NV
One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £68.12
Country - Argentina
Region - Mendoza
Grape Varieties - Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Alcohol by volume - 12.5%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Doña Paula
Tasting notes - Pale and interesting, Dona Paula's Sauvage Blanc is the first 100% Sauvignon Blanc sparkling wine from Argentina. Showing intense aromas of orange blossom, white peach, with hints of grapefruit and an intriguing touch of mint, it is crisp, lively and persistent on the palate.
Silver, SWA, 2017
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Argentina's first 100% Sauvignon Blanc sparkling wine
shows intense aromas of orange blossom, with hints of
grapefruit and an intriguing touch of mint.
Doña Paula is a leading, modern winery at the forefront of exploring and investing in
new, high quality wine regions in Argentina. Established in 1997, they own all of their
vineyards covering 700 hectares. These vineyard sites are located in the best
subregions within Mendoza including Ugarteche, Altamira, Gualtallary and
Tupungato. They cultivate the vineyards using sustainable methods, maximising the
true expression of terroir. Their continuous innovation in vineyard management
ensures top quality wines from one year to the next.
The Los Cerezos Vineyard is located in the Cordón del Plata mountains, at 1000
metres above sea level. The soils are predominantly loam with a calcium carbonate
layer 120cm below the surface, which provides a cooling effect for the vines. The
climate here presents warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature
variation of 14 °C and an average annual rainfall of 280 mm. The vines yield 12
tonnes per hectare and are grown on espaliers, using drip irrigation and sustainable
The grapes were carefully harvested to avoid oxidation during the third week of
February. They were then cooled and softly pressed prior to a pellicular maceration
which transferred the varietal characters from the skin to the must. Alcoholic
fermentation was carried out at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks. A short
secondary fermentation took place using the Charmat method, forming the
characteristic bubbles- the prise de mousse.
Pale and interesting, Dona Paula's Sauvage Blanc is the first 100% Sauvignon Blanc
sparkling wine from Argentina. Showing intense aromas of orange blossom, white
peach, with hints of grapefruit and an intriguing touch of mint, it is crisp, lively and
persistent on the palate.
A lively and refreshing apéritif which also accompanies rich fish dishes of salmon and
tuna or shellfish in a delicate cream sauce.
Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Silver, SWA, 2017
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