Bodega Norton Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Bodega Norton Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Bodega Norton was founded in 1895 at the Mendoza River Valley. The estate winery is located at the foothills of the Andes, at altitudes ranging between 850 to 1100 m. above sea level.
For our “Barrel Select” we hand pick grapes from vines over 15 years old. Fifty percent of the wine is aged 12 months in French oak barrels and then additionally in bottles before release.
The character of this wine shows a subtle balance between grape and oak, resulting in a firm structure, rich flavours and a delicate finish.

VINTAGE: 2019

VARIETALS: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

APPELLATION: Luján de Cuyo,  Mendoza, Argentina.

AGING: 90% in stainless steel tanks for 14 days, 10% in french oak barrels

ALCOHOL: 13.5 %

TASTING NOTES:

Greenish yellow with golden hues. Aromas of green apples and tropical fruit. Complexity given by notes of vanilla, coconut, toast and a smoked touch.

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Bodega Norton Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Region: Bodega Norton

WINERY OVERVIEW
Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is the most awarded Argentine wine brand in the US. Bodega Norton combines a modern, state-of-the-art facility with rich heritage and old world charm. The average vine age of its five vineyards is between 30-80 years old, driving richness and depth across the entire portfolio. Bodega Norton produces exceptional wines at appealing price points and has enormous potential to grow consumer mind share and popularity in the United States.

WINEMAKER PROFILE

David Bonomi – Chief Winemaker

Part of a new generation of young, innovative winemakers causing a stir in the industry, David first discovered his passion for wine working in his father´s vineyard. Born in Mendoza, Argentina, to a family of Italian immigrants with winemaking heritage, David explains: “The relationship with wine, in our family, was always our livelihood.” As his enthusiasm for the wine world grew he decided to study a degree in Winemaking at Don Bosco University and Juan Agustín Maza University. Since then, David´s wines at Bodega Norton have been awarded more than 95 points, recognized by critics as among the best in the world. And in 2017, Decanter magazine included David in its list of the Top 10 Best Winemakers in South America.

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