Glup Chenin blanc 2021
The 2021 Longavi Glup Chenin Blanc stands out as a unique offering in the Chilean wine scene, being the only Chenin Blanc produced in the country. This wine is characterized by a nose that balances between pleasant caramel and pine needle notes. On the palate, it is rich and velvety, showcasing Chenin Blanc's trademark acidity which adds a refreshing and clean finish to the wine. The Glup Chenin Blanc is made from 100% Chenin Blanc grapes and has a light color. Originating from Chile, this wine has an alcohol content of 12.22%, a sulfur level of 68 ppm, and a residual sugar content of just 0.3 g/L, indicating a very dry profile. The wine's light body and distinct flavor profile make it versatile for food pairing. It is particularly recommended with classic Chenin Blanc pairings like goat cheese or raw seafood. However, due to its verve and body, it is also well-suited to richer, cooked fish dishes and light poultry dishes with some spice, demonstrating its flexibility to complement a range of culinary styles. This Chenin Blanc originates from Chile's Colchagua Valley, a region within the Rapel Valley in the Central Valley. The valley is known for its diverse microclimates, which are conducive to growing a variety of grape types. The Colchagua Valley, in particular, is recognized for producing high-quality wines. In summary, the 2021 Longavi Glup Chenin Blanc is a notable wine for its uniqueness as the sole Chenin Blanc from Chile, offering a delightful combination of rich, velvety texture with vibrant acidity and complex flavor notes. Its adaptability in food pairings makes it a versatile choice for various dining experiences.