The EQ stands for Equilibrium...balance - the balance of vineyards, winemaking and environment. The 2010 vintage grapes come from different biodynamic and organically-managed fields, located in Chile’s Valle de Rosario, close to Matetic’s state-of-the-art winery facilities. The wine has straw-like pale yellow color with pleasant aromas of mixed minerals, soft flowers and ripe tropical fruit that lead to correspondingly flavors on the palate. Its potent acidity achieves the perfect balance with its intense flavors.
A vibrant and zesty mouthfeel is balanced by flavors of sweet grapefruit zest, tangerine, stone fruit and lemon with just a hint of fresh herbs. It finishes long and bright with a touch of citrus and melon.
The wine is bright, pale yellow in color with green highlights delivering an intense nose of citrus and green apples, with a hint of grass. It delivers corresponding fruit flavors and richly aromatic and spicy mineral notes.
Inviting citrus, apple and pear aromas with a light touch of honeycomb. On the palate a strong line of lemon and lime acidity is balanced by a rich texture and flavors of orange rind, apricot and passion fruit. A deliciously refreshing Sauvignon Blanc through to the long persistent grapefruit marmalade finish.
Grown in a sunny, protected valley in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this treat showcases the flavors of a warmer weather Sauvignon Blanc, with a touch of Semillon for depth. Fresh and zesty with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this wine has a brisk acidity that carries its fruit and herbal flavors through a refreshing finish. Serve with fresh goat cheese, seafood or vegetarian dishes.
Take a flavorful journey with Wine Insiders to the estate vineyards in Italy’s Friuli Venezia Giulia region, nestled among gently rolling hills, cherry trees and acacia woods, An enticing nose of citrus zest and acacia blossom invites the first delicious sip and rewards with a round palate filled with flavors of grapefruit zest and kiwi supported by honeydew melon. A thread of crisp acidity pulls the flavors through to a clean, fresh finish.
Crisp flavors of grapefruit and green apple with note of ripe fig distinguish this fruit-forward, award-winning selection. Produced from a vineyard established more than 100 years ago by descendants of European winemakers, its grapes provide a marvelous complexity and balance. The winemaker recommends serving this delicate treat with grilled or sautéed seafood in a butter or cream sauce. And, it brings out the best in veggie dishes like spinach and cheese-stuffed pasta shells.
This is a light and refreshing treat that brings to mind the wonderful white wines of France’s Loire Valley. A thread of acidity carries flavors of tropical fruit and juicy green apple through a crisp finish. Enjoy this with light pasta dishes, roasted chicken or just sipping with friends.
Crisp, floral lipsmackingly good Sauvignon Blanc is accented with orange, lemon and honeydew melon notes balanced by soft herbal flavors that linger on the refreshing finish. Try this wine with spicy Asian food or rich and creamy cheeses.
This gem, from internationally known winemaker Bernard Portet and his distinctly French philosophy of winemaking, is an assemblage of Sauvignon Blanc (91%) and Semillon (9%), with a beautiful, spun-gold hue, highlighted with tinges of lime green. Aromas feature a refreshing, fruity combination of fresh berry with a touch of tropical and fig. It is a delightfully balanced wine that is round across the palate, fleshy and attractive, yet elegant with a long finish