Rivera del Notro White 2017

Rivera del Notro White 2017

21.40

A gentle long maceration, savoury, smokey & textured.

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Cuvée: Rivera del Notro White

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Roberto Henriquez

Region: Chile, Bio-Bio, Nacimiento

Style + Colour: Still, orange

Grapes/Blend: Muscat of Alexandria (70%), Corinto (20%), and Semillon (10%)

ABV: 12.2%

Granitic soil. Solidified magma, quartz, red clay, volcanic, not explosive, happened deep inside the volcano. De-stemmed then each grape variety worked separately, all vinified and aged in stainless steel, only punching down. The Muscat of Alexandria has two harvests – the first half fermented on skins, after which the Semillon skins are added and left for 3 months. Post-fermentation maceration generated flor and some volatile acidity. The second half is harvested fermented on skins for 3 months. Corinto aka Chasselas is harvested and stays on skins for 7 months. The juice is pumped from the top leaving skins behind. The Semillon spends two weeks on skins after fermentation.