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Leyda 'Single Vineyard Kadun' Sauvignon Gris, Leyda Valley, Chile
90 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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Leyda falls under the umbrella of VSPT (Vina San Pedro Tarapaca), which consists of several labels across six Chilean and two Argentine wineries. VSPT is the second largest wine exporter in Chile (Gato Negro accounts for the vast quantity of that) and in the top three fine wine producers in the country. The first winery, San Pedro was established in 1865, which the label of the same name plays homage to.
VSPT established the cool climate wine growing region of Leyda (named for the nearby town) 20 years ago and are one of only a few producers there still.
Sauvignon Gris is a mutation of Sauvignon Blanc and this one is VERDANT. Cat pee and snap peas, jalapeno and grass clippings, lime, green apples, honey and white peach aromas lead to a crunchy yet creamy wine with oodles of grapefruit pith and jalapeno - the finish is hot.
This wine is what they call aji verde in Chile.

Recommended Pairings
Eat your Greens, Cheese - Goat, Creamy Dishes, Appetizers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-08-05 16:53:00.0


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