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Koyle Costa La Flor

Koyle Costa La Flor
2018 Sauvignon Blanc, San Antonio

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 12.5%
Organically Grown Grapes
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$16.99

Koyle Costa La Flor
2018 Sauvignon Blanc, San Antonio

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Pasta

Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Date Tasted:
Country: Chile
Alcohol: 12.5%
Straw green color. Fruity aromas of fresh cut grass, summer peach, and ripe papaya with a silky, lively, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length lychee, diced green pepper, and passion fruit finish with no oak flavor. A vibrant, energetic sauvignon blanc with intense, juicy flavor.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: fresh cut grass, summer peach, and ripe papaya
Taste Flavor: lychee, diced green pepper, and passion fruit
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Fish With Mango Salsa, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A vibrant, energetic sauvignon blanc with intense, juicy flavor.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Sauvignon Blanc

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Sauvignon Blanc is a bit of a chameleon of a variety, as it changes its character depending on where it is grown. Most famously in France’s Loire Valley, (especially in Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre), it is a rich dry white with distinct herbal notes in the nose and on the palate. In New Zealand, the flavors range from gooseberry to tropical; both styles have very good natural acidity. Certain areas in Chile also produce very tropical-driven examples with a touch of herbal character, while the typical California style is clean with melon and spearmint fruit with only traces of herbal notes.

Many styles of Sauvignon Blanc – especially those from New Zealand – are aged in steel tanks to preserve the aromatic qualities, while some producers in Sancerre or even in California age in wooden barrels; this for added texture and spice. Medium-full in body, Sauvignon Blanc is especially excellent paired with shellfish or seafood or lighter poultry with herbs.