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Here's to limes

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Brand NamePorta
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Wine NameSauvignon Blanc
Vintage (Year)2011
AVABio-Bio Valley
CountryChile
Quality/GradeReserve
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeSauvignon Blanc
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
2
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
3
Alcohol %13%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

After a long day of working, I chose to have a glass of wine, and this time I opened up a bottle of this Sauvignon Blanc that I picked up Sunday.

The first thing that you get from this is a nice bouquet of citrus and berries; gooseberries that is.  Question: why are they named that?  The taste itself is a combination of lime and some various fruit flavors.  I actually get a little bit of green apple. I think it's great when you take in a little, close your mouth, and let it sit on your tongue for a good fifteen seconds.  It leaves you with a little bit of zest on your tongue.

The heft is light on your tongue and this is a fresh and crisp young wine.  And for those that are looking for the eco side of things, it is a carbon neutral product.

 

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