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La Misión: Sauvignon Blanc 2008
La Misión Sauvignon Blanc
vines grow in San Luis de Pirque, located in the Maipo Valley, which was
the oldest viticultural region in Chile.
The vinification process begins with a cautious removal of the grapes from the stems, which are then crushed and immediately submitted to a pre-fermentation maceration of eight to twenty hours at a temperature between 12 and 15°C. This maceration increases the Sauvignon Blanc character and intensifies the scents and flavors.
Following the maceration, the grapes are gently pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks during fifteen days at a constant temperature of 14°C. There is no malo-lactic fermentation.
an aging of four months with its bio-mass in stainless steel tanks, the
Sauvignon Blanc wines are bottled five months following the harvest.
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