Sea Gate Wines

Sea Gate Wines - Life's a beach. We have the wine.

Sea Gate Wines is a collaboration between the Bahamas only certified female Sommelier, Rebecca Tibbitts, her husband and award winning chef, Tim Tibbitts.  Together they have put together a selection of wines designed for drinking in the warm climate of the Caribbean.  Since life's a beach, they have your wines.

El Delirio Sauvignon Blanc

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Botalcura Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2013.jpg

El Delirio Sauvignon Blanc

9.00

Chile- Central Valley

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Climate:

Warm days, with cool evenings producing a difference of temperature between day and night.

Harvest:

Hand-picked into half-ton bins. Cluster selection on the vine, with leaf removal prior to vintage. Harvested only in the morning hours to keep the fruit cool.

Winemaking:

Gently crushed and de-stemmed. Pre-fermentation maceration at 59ºF (15ºC) for 12 hours in the press.

Fining:

Gentle pressing regime to avoid oxidation, with press fractions determined by constant tasting.

Wine Description

 

Appearance:

Bright to pale yellow, with pale yellow hues.

Aromas:

Powerfull and elegant, evoke white peaches and pears, as well as herbal notes, acacia and lavander.

Palate:

Lively entry, open and accessible with mouth-filling texture, soft, subtle balance of acidity an tannins, leadings into a wide and focused finish. A charming wine for everyday drinking this Sauvignon Blanc expresses true varietal aromas, with a both lively and refined balance.

Serving suggestions:

Serve with ceviche, shellfish, and fat, firm-textured ocean fish. Best enjoyed at a cool 57ºF (14ºC).

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