El Viejo del Valle Sauvignon Gris 2020
‘El Viejo del Valle’ or ‘The Old Man of the Valley’ celebrates the 1950s Chilean street graffiti. This range is an exciting find from the depths of Chile.
SKU: UCHV750 Category : White
How it's made
Sauvignon Gris tends to mature very early and has a high sugar level. The grapes are a beautiful
dusky pink/apricot color and they have thick skins. Sourced from a very small plot in the
Casablanca Valley, these low yielding vines were first planted when cuttings were brought over to
Chile by European settlers. A single varietal Sauvignon Gris wine. The grapes were crushed and
gently pressed to achieve a fresh, clear, elegant juice. This was then fermented slowly at cool
temperatures to retain the very distinctive regional and varietal characters. This wine does not
have an oak undertone.
This has bags of character and personality, it really impresses in the glass with food. Try it with a
variety of dishes such as scallops with mushrooms and white wine sauce, BBQ garlic prawns or
salmon, grilled oysters, and poached white fish with summer salads containing parsley, pepper or
The only Sauvignon Gris in our list – it's an aromatic cousin of Sauvignon Blanc - think
somewhere between Chile and New Zealand. A fresh aroma of waxy lemons, lime and grapefruit
with a hint of floral. Fresh and clean on the palate with invigorating acidity.
Region / Country:
Contains sulfites and no other allergens
Chile Valle Central
Chile Valle Central, Chile
12 x 750ml
70 cases per pallet / 5 layers