Bodega Norton Barrel Select Britto Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Bodega Norton Barrel Select Britto Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Barrel Select art edition by Romero Britto exudes warmth, optimism, passion, and love. Bodega Norton keeps shared values alive, which are expressed by the perfect balance of this wine.

Pop Artist Romero Britto uses vibrant colors and bold patterns as a language of hope and happiness.  He has bee credited with the largest art installation in Hyde Park history, exhibited at the Carrousel du Louvre in the Salon de la Societe Nationale de Beaux-Arts, served as Ambassador to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and was recently invited to act as honorary torchbearer for the 2016 games.  Britto’s art appeals to all!

Grapes from old vines are hand harvested to create this wine.  Thirty percent of the wine is aged in French oak barrels and additionally in bottles before release.

VINTAGE: 2018

VARIETALS: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

APPELLATION: Luján de Cuyo,  Mendoza

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

ALCOHOL: 12.9 %

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 Britto Sauvignon Blanc 2018

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WINERY OVERVIEW
Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is one of the strongest Argentine brands 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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