Overall, the 2020 harvest was a success, despite the fact that drought-like conditions persisted throughout the season and average maximum temperatures were slightly higher than in 2019.
It should be noted that no precipitation fell during the ripening stage for this vintage.
Despite the capricious weather conditions during the 2020 grape harvest, excellent vineyard management was achieved thanks to the expertise of the Baron Philippe de Rothschild grape growers and winemakers, together with suitable irrigation techniques and correct predictions on harvest dates.
In the end, the balance between aromatics, structure, and elegance on the palate showcases the terroir in all its qualities.
To keep all the wine’s freshness and refinement, it is matured in vats for 6 months before bottling.
Escudo Rojo Reserva Sauvignon Blanc is made entirely from the same grape variety even though the requirement under Chilean law is only 75%. Sauvignon Blanc gives vivacious dry wines of great refinement.
Lychee - Orange blossom - Fresh - Mineral
Gleaming pale yellow.
The intense nose quickly reveals all its freshness on aromas of lychee, orange blossom and aji verde (Peruvian green sauce) mingled with notes of box.
After a powerful attack, this very fresh wine lingers long on the palate. Sustained by crisp acidity and mouth-watering fruit, it reveals delicious lychee and pineapple flavors that call for another sip.