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Varietal Wine / Contenda

Contenda Sauvignon Blanc

The Sauvignon Blanc vineyards are growing in importance as the Spanish offer of varietal wines grows in number and volume. Spanish varietal wines are already a great promise to the world.

Variety
Sauvignon Blanc
Style
Still wine.
Alcohol Graduation
12%
Serving Temperature
Serve cold (8-10º C).
 

Region

The area of Castilla-La Mancha, located in the central plateau of the Iberian Peninsula, is the world’s largest vineyard. Varietal wines are made with one type of grape. Airen and Tempranillo are the most characteristic grapes from this area, while other non-native grape varieties sucha as Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay have excellent results due to the climate and terrain in this region.

Tasting Notes

Pale lemon yellow with intense aromas of citrus, grapefruit and tropical pineapple. Crisp and fresh with an elegant finish.

Food Pairing

Particularly ideal for any fish or seafood, pasta or rice salads.

Technical Information

Selected grapes are harvested at night or early morning. It is then left to macerate with skin for 6-8 hours below 8°C to get the maximum aromatic character from the Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Then, fermentation takes place at 16°C for 10 days.