MAULE VALLEY, CHILE
Aromatic and fruity with tropical fruit and soft cream
On the palate there is complex stone fruit characters with a subtle creaminess and fresh melon finish
This wine has been made to be enjoyed when youthful and fresh.
In 1952 Ernesto “Che” Guevara ventured on a magical journey through the wilderness of Chile on his precious Norton 500 which he nicknamed ‘La Poderosa’ – the powerful one. The journey was immortalised by the film Motorcycle Diaries.
50 years on Chile lays claim to being the most dynamic wine region on earth. With the vineyards having been planted in the hot dusty tracks of the fertile valleys the quality of wine is now leaving its imprint on the palates of discerning wine drinkers everywhere. La Poderosa is a stunning example of the new wines coming from this region.
Excellent with risottos, creamy pasta dishes and spicy salami
Titratable acidity 5.1g/l
Residual sugar 2.1g/l
Nicolás Bizzarri, Viña Luis Felipe Edwards