Ancient grape stock slightly used to produce wines in Argentina due to its particular vegetative development. Lately, the crops have increased and its fruit is very attractive.
Together with Viognier it has started a tendency to consume fresher and fruity white wines.
This variety has the possibility to adapt to cold and high zones, where it is possible to develop intense aromas. Compared to Sauvignon Blanc from Chile, ours is really higher and one can get a better quality wine. We can estimate an ambitious future for it.
Surface: 827 hectares.
Leaf: contorted, medium-sized, green somewhat shiny, three and five-lobed.
Cluster: medium, compact and conical.
Berry: golden yellow, medium-sized, aromatic with soft pulp.
Wine: pale yellow with abundant green hues, marked aromas of eucalyptus and grass, mango, pink grapefruit, green apple and subtle touches of honey. In vines located at higher altitudes and in Patagonia, the typical gun powder and burnt aromas are exalted.