VARIETY: 100% Sauvignon
ELABORATION PROCESS: The wine is made from the French Sauvignon Blanc grape, cultivated by Marqués de Riscal in Rueda since 1974. High in aromatic intensity, it reveals ripe fruit and hints of citrus, pineapple and grapefruit. On the palate a crisp and fresh attack with mineral notes is followed by a long herbaceous finish. Is is fermented for 20 days in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of between 13 and 16 ºC.
THE WINE: In 1972 Vinos de los Herederos del Marqués de Riscal became the driving force behind the setting up of the Rueda appellation, making fresh, crisp and fruit wines to satisfy a new trend in international taste. This new style of wine.making could only be achieved in wineries equipped with the most modern technologu, ensuring that all the aromas enclosed in the grapes were preserved. Continuous evolution and innovation has enabled MArqués de Riscal to harness the vineyards' full potential.
TASTING NOTES: This wine is perfect match for many shellfish and pasta dishes. Ideal as an aperitif.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: < 2 g/l