Legaris Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc
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€6.76 €7.95
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Legaris is a winery that never stops innovating, and this spirit of wanting to grow and create new and better projects is embodied in Legaris Sauvignon Blanc. A white wine from the D.O. Rueda, it displays great aromatic expression, with standout notes of tropical fruit. James Suckling has given 90 points to the 2020 edition, proving that this is a fantastic white wine to enjoy with your favourite fish or rice dishes.Legaris Sauvignon Blanc is a D.O. Rueda single-varietal wine that reaffirms the winery's commitment to developing new projects in Castilla y León. It seems important to us to show the profile of this variety that has already adapted to the area.

Awards

vintage 2019
2020
90 points
James Suckling
Jorge Bombín
Legaris Oenologist
Ideal to accompany all types of fish and shellfish, as well as rice and pasta dishes. It is also perfect as a standalone appetizer.
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Straw yellow with greenish hues.

Nose

This wine expresses great aromatic intensity, with those outstanding vegetable notes and tropical fruit aromas typical of this variety, whilst preserving a mineral touch.

Palate

Big yet elegant in the mouth, with a long aftertaste, where the aromas from the nose reappear.

Varieties and Analysis

Sauvignon Blanc

Varietal

13%

Alcohol volume (%)

D.O. Rueda

D.O.

White wine

Product

The Winery

Legaris is one of the D.O. Ribera del Duero's flagship wineries.  An innovative winery, it offers boutique, artisan wines made in a modern way.  Legaris lies in a privileged location, enjoying the D.O. Ribera del Duero's unique and exclusive climate.  The origin of its wines, the great wealth and variety of its soils, high quality raw materials and very careful winemaking combine to ensure that the wines from Legaris express and extol the unique character of the area.

Elaboration - Vinification

Harvesting is carried out mechanically at night. The grapes are destemmed and subjected to cold pellicular maceration.

Harvesting is carried out mechanically at night. The grapes are destemmed and subjected to cold pellicular maceration for 4 hours at a temperature of 6 °C-43 °F. They are subsequently pressed. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks at a low temperature so the aromas can express their full potential. The wine remains on fine lees until fined, in order to increase the volume in the mouth as well as its aging capacity.

Vineyard - Viticulture

Sauvignon Blanc is a french variety originating in the Loire region. It has proven to adapt well to the continental climate of the D.O. Rueda.

Sauvignon Blanc is a french variety originating in the Loire region. It has proven to adapt well to the continental climate of the Rueda DO, with great potential for producing white wines of great aromatic intensity that are both elegant and persistent. This wine comes from vineyards planted more than 20 years ago in the area of Valladolid, situated at an average altitude of 750 m above sea level. The typical soils are stony, poor soils with good aeration and drainage.

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