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Characteristics of Javier Sanz Sauvignon Blanc
Javier Sanz Sauvignon Blanc is a white wine from Rueda produced by the Javier Sanz winery. The winery is located in the town of La Seca, Valladolid.
As the name suggests, this white wine is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes come from old vines over 25 years old planted in Camino Real.
Sauvignon Blanc, which was brought 40 years ago from France, has adapted perfectly to the rocky terrain of the estate.
As for the climate of the area, its strong continental influence is remarkable with temperature fluctuations between day and night (which sometimes reach a 20°C difference) which contribute to the balanced acidity of the grape and a good concentration of aromas.
The development of Javier Sanz Sauvignon Blanc begins with a mechanical night harvest, and integrated destemming.
In the winery, one criomaceration is performed, ie vinification at low temperature that lasts for about 12 hours.
Subsequently traditional vinification is conducted with a fermentation in stainless steel at a temperature below 15 ° C. Furthermore, in order to preserve the maximum aromas, the fermentation takes place very slowly.
SightGold with green hues. Clean and bright.NoseGood aromatic intensity. Presence of tropical fruit and white flowers. Herbaceous notes, balsamic and minerals.TasteNice, fresh and light entry. Creamy and fruity. Well balanced acidity. Long finish.
SightPale yellow with green hues.NoseVery fruity and floral. Tropical fruit and white flowers. Light herbal touches.TasteEntry is fresh and light with medium body. Very good acidity, mineral and floral.
SightPale golden yellow color, very clean and bright.NoseVery fine nose, clean, fresh and great aromatic intensity.TasteMemories of tropical fruits (pineapple, kiwi, passion fruit, peach) and minerals. Very tasty in the mouth with a long aftertaste of great structure and balance. Very persistent.
The D.O. Rueda is a denomination spanning across Castilla y León, along the River Duero and its tributaries. It is mainly white wines that are produced in this D.O., and Verdejo grapes are by far the most popular variety. With hints of flowers, fruit, scrub herbs and very fine aromas, these grapes give the wine a very strong personality.
The warehouse belongs to Cantalapiedra Sanz Javier Sanz family has four generations of wine growing. It was his great grandfather, Augustine Nanclares, who started this tradition. Augustine Nanclares grapes grown on his estate called Villa Narcisa. The knowledge and know-how are key assets of a warehouse that looks after with great care the entire process of making their wines. The job delivering the best product, special care begins with the traditional relationship between the grower and the vine, culminating in a modern winemaking getting faithfully preserve all this philosophy of winemaking family.