Rafael Tirado 2017 'Vistalago' Mezcla Blanca, Maule Valley
Item Number: 11008
Region: Central Valley
Sub Region: Maule
Appellation/AVA: Maule Valley
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 55% Riesling / 30% Chardonnay / 15% Torontel
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 13
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Granite
Case Production: 550
Winemaking Notes: Vistalago Mezcla Blanca was cold fermented in stainless steel vats with native yeast. The wine was kept in contact with the lees for five months in concrete and bottled without malolactic fermentation or contact with oak.
91+ (2016 Vintage) Wine Advocate 4/28/2017
"It's a very original blend, not exuberant, more reticent, insinuating, with a strong personality and quite different. You don't get the same aromas you find in the majority of whites. It has complexity and a serious palate with freshness and depth. It ends dry. A white of strong personality."