Barrel Select Britto Sauvignon Blanc

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Bodega Norton

Barrel Select Britto Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Argentina / Mendoza

The Barrel Select Line expresses both the fruit attributes, such as freshness and sweetness, along with the smoky influences of oak, which add to the wine’s complexity. This is accomplished by aging a portion of the wine in French oak barrels and then blending with wines aged in stainless steel. As a result, a delicate balance between fruit and oak is obtained, in which the scents and flavors of each blend are combined with the oak’s toasted notes. 10% of this Sauvignon Blanc is aged in French oak barrels before blending.

tasting note

Greenish yellow with golden hues. Aromas of green apples and tropical fruit. Complexity given by notes of vanilla, coconut, toast and a smoked touch.

points of distinction

  • Blend of oaked and unoaked wine perfectly balances fruit and oak influences.
  • Features custom label designed by famous pop artist Romero Britto.
  • Aging in oak lends slight smoky characteristics to the finished wine.
  • Grown in high-altitude vineyards over 4,000 feet above sea level.
  • about the grape +
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Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is one of the most awarded Argentinean wine brands in the U.S. with more than 150 international wine awards to date. Bodega Norton combines a modern, state-of-the-art facility with rich heritage and old world charm.

– David Bonomi, Chief Winemaker

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