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Sauvignon Blanc from Curico Valley

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Home to Bordeaux varietals since the mid-1800′s, when missionaries carried vines to the region, Curicó Valley now supports over 30 different varietals.  As Chile’s largest producing zone of Sauvignon Blanc, Curicó currently has 3775ha of Sauvignon Blanc under vine.  Here, the zone’s  geographical isolation, with the Andes to the east and the Coastal Range to the west, has protected the vines of Curicó (and of Chile in general) from the louse phylloxera, which means that all plantings stem from original rootstock.

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