Did you know that Sauvignon Blanc is the most widely planted white grape variety in Chile? This juicy and delicious white grape has found its perfect terroir in this South American country, where, according to Decanter, it delivers“zesty, easygoing, fruity wines.”
Today’s offer is the best example of a zesty and easygoing Chilean Sauv Blanc: The 92pt 2020 Calyptra Vivendo Sauvignon Blanc Reserve.
This is an outstanding Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, it's the kind of wine that you'll want to open any day of the week, (thanks to itsawesome price), but also, the kind of wine you want to show off and share with your savvy wine friends (thanks to itsamazing quality). South American Magazine, Descorchados said it has a "delicious juiciness and freshness"and that it is "those whites that need to replace the pisco sour at aperitif time or to accompany a ceviche"...we agree!
It’s produced by Calyptra winery, a Descorchados (and BHW) darling. Afamily-owned boutique winery founded by Dr. José Zarhi. Calyptra’s 100-acre vineyard is placed on terraces between the pre-Andean range and the Cachapoal river, at nearly 1000 meters altitude. The vines thrive in calcareous and colluvial alluvial terraces. The vineyard is managed undersustainable and organic practices.
This 100% Sauvignon Blanc Reserve is aged for 6 months in steel tanks “sur lies” (meaning that the wine is kept in contact with its lees during the aging process). This results in a complex wine, with aromas of tropical fruits and white floral notes. The palate is elegant, unctuous, and vibrant.Get a bottle (or 6 for free shipping) of this “juicy & fresh” 92pt Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, for under $20/bottle, the best price anywhere and everywhere!