Wine Luigi Bosca Sauvignon Blanc, 2008
Wine of yellow-green color with silver highlights.
A refreshing wine with a long, velvety finish.
Wine with the aroma of tropical fruits, herbs and minerals.
"Luigi Bosca Sauvignon Blanc Reserva" well fed to fish, white meat, seafood, oysters and asparagus.
Rich in tradition, experience and deep knowledge of the region winery Luigi Bosca is considered one of the oldest in the region of Mendoza and traces its history to 1901. Its founder Leoncio Aris arrived in Mendoza in 1890, where he began working in the company of his uncle, who was involved in the sale of wines. In 1901 the family was purchased by the first vineyard in the sunny and fertile valley of Vistalba (Vistalba), and in 1908 became the head of Leoncio family business. An interesting fact is that the winery got its name in honor of a family friend and winemaker Luigi Bosca, not in honor of Leoncio Aris. According to the story brother Leoncio while already started another business, who gave his name, and the name of his mother - Ferrari did not fit because there were already known worldwide Ferrari cars, as well as Italian winery with exactly the same name. Despite this, the son of Leoncio, Saturnino Aris, later coined the slogan that read: "Our wine is as unique as a Ferrari." Fortunately, this philosophy has not been fully implemented: Aris never added to the value of their fine wines as impressive margin for the brand. With vineyards economy Luigi Bosca offers wonderful views of the Andes, the neighborhood that creates an excellent climate for growing grapes. Experts believe that millions of years ago, this land serves as the bottom of the ocean, so the limestone layers interspersed with gravel and sandy subsoil. Grow grapes here perfectly reflects the terroir and has a rich palette of delicious fruit flavors. Grape harvest is carried out manually. During aging of wine in oak barrels Checking and topping up twice a week, and to release the carbon dioxide that enters the wine, before closing drums rattle them gently with a wooden hammer. In short, everything is done at the winery in order to protect, preserve and express the character of delicious grapes.
Sauvignon Blanc Reserva - one of the finest wines of Luigi Bosca, who won the gold medal at the international competition of enologists in Italy, and at such a prestigious competition as the Challenge Internacional Du Vins was awarded silver. It is created from selected grapes grown at an altitude of 780 meters above sea level in Maipú. Limestone soil terroir confer Sauvignon Blanc amazing aromas of tropical fruit, which manages to preserve thanks to a special technology, including maceration and slow fermentation is carried out at a temperature of 15 ° C. Exposure Sauvignon Blanc Reserva is held in neutral vessels and takes 8 months. Ageing potential: 3-5 years.