Arido Sauvignon Blanc – Mendoza Argentina
The Arido Sauvignon Blanc from Mendoza in Argentina is crisp, light and refreshing. Fresh citrus and cut grass make this a perfect accompaniment for seafood especially ceviche.
The Arido range of wines are crafted with minimal intervention to create a fresher style, showcasing the typicity and natural fruit characteristics of each varietal. Unbelievable value, these wines are perfect for everyday drinking.
Arido means arid in English. The vineyards where the grapes are picked for this Sauvignon Blanc are located in Mendoza, Argentina. This is a high desert that lies at 3,500 feet above sea level with less than 4 inches of rain per year. Sustainable practices have been used at all stages of this wines production.
Region: Finca Los Alamos, Upper Uco Valley Ð Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina When to drink: up until 2013. Style: Crisp, refreshing, fruit forward Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Colour: Pale yellow Nose: Citrus and delicate white flowers with a touch of ginger. Palate: Easy to drink, sweet entrance with balanced acidity and medium mouth feel. Winemaking: Good climatic conditions allow the winery to maintain vineyards almost naturally with almost no fitosanitary treatment. During the vegetative season there is a difference of temperature between day and night of 15C allowing for excellent colour and tannin development. Soil: Sandy loam with limestone channels. Low to medium fertility with low percentage of organic material Technical data: Alcohol 13.3%,