Mantel Blanco Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Traditional Price €23
WineSpark Price €15.07
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Winemaker Pilar Garcia is obsessed with white wine.

She only makes white wine. She teaches students all about it at Valladolid University. She’ll make a strong argument why you should pair any cheese with white wine.

And her Mantel Blanco Verdejo has taken WineSpark by storm - becoming our best-selling white wine by a distance.

So one year later, I had to see what other of Pilar’s whites we could add to the range.

It turns out that Sauvignon Blanc loves Rueda’s altitude, and its climate of hot days and cold nights just as much as Verdejo.

It’s got all the grassy, nettley and citrus flavours of a good Sauvignon Blanc, with Pilar’s trademark purity and intensity.And because it’s from northern Spain, rather than New Zealand or the Loire, the price is great.

I’m predicting this will fly just like Pilar’s Verdejo - so grab a bottle and see what you think!

Wine type White
Grape(s) Verdejo
Country Spain
Region of origin Valladolid
Appellation Rueda
Vintage 2021
Alcohol % 13%
Allergens (e.g. does it contain Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts) None
Average age of vines 40 years
Average altitude of vines (m) 770m 
Soil type(s) Sandy Loam Soils with Boulders
Closure Type Screw cap
Is this wine organic? Not yet
Biodynamic? No
Sustainably produced? Yes
Suitable for vegans? Yes
Ageing potential 2 years
Ideal drinking window 2022 - 2023

Like many great winemakers, Pilar started out studying chemistry, before getting into winemaking. 

It’s fair to say Pilar is a bit of a white wine nut. She only makes white wine. Her husband makes white wine. She’s a lecturer in the University of Valladolid, teaching students about the chemistry of white wine.

Read more about Pilar. 

Pilar says this wine is very interesting with cheese. She thinks red wine and cheese is a big mistake! The acidity in this will clean your mouth, so you can taste the cheese better.

We know how important it is to get your wine order quickly and efficiently. So we’ve partnered with UPS to offer next-day delivery on our wines.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • It’s free - delivery is already included in the members price
  • It’s fast - you’ll get next-day delivery if you order before 12pm Monday-Thursday
  • It’s environmentally-friendly - all our orders are shipped carbon neutral with UPS.
    **Due to temporary staffing constraints in our supply chain, orders placed between 12pm Tuesday and 12pm Thursday will be delivered on Friday.

We ship to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland only. €2 per case is added to all Northern Ireland orders to cover additional shipping costs. The point of sale occurs in the Republic of Ireland.

Our minimum order requirement is 6 bottles and we ship in multiples of 6’s. This can be 6 different bottles!

A large order surcharge of €10 per case is added to orders of 3 cases and over.

You may need to show your ID on delivery.

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