Wine Clos Quebrada De Macul, "Penalolen" Sauvignon Blanc, 2012
The wine is light yellow color with golden sparkles.
The taste of wine is fresh, elegant, spicy, with a lively acidity, well-balanced. The aftertaste is hard, dry, persistent.
The wine has a bright and complex aroma with notes of lime zest and pink grapefruit, hints of melon, herbs and spices.
Wine is perfect for salad of goat cheese with citrus, fresh shellfish, as well as a light fish dishes.
Agriculture Clos Quebrada de Macul was founded relatively recently - in 1995. The founders of the winery began Ricardo Peña, who inherited the estate, as well as David Williams and his brother Jorge. A little later they were joined by 2 oenologist - Jean-Pascal Lacaze and Patrick Valette. Before the estate passed into the possession of Ricardo Peña, the entire harvest of grapes sold to other wineries.
When winemaker Jean-Pascal Lacaze ask why wine Clos Quebrada de Macul obtained so special, he invariably replied that reasons for that "old vines growing on the slopes, located in a great location, very low yields, wine-making philosophy of" non-interference "and, most importantly , the desire to achieve extremely high quality. "
Another co-owner of Clos Quebrada De Macul, David Williams, says of the wine sector: "We originally did not set the task of making wine in Bordeaux or California style. We just give the blame to fully show what the Chilean equivalent of the Grand Cru ...".