It’s almost the weekend! I’m celebrating today by sharing another bottle of wine that won’t break the bank.
That wine happens to be Natura Sauvignon Blanc 2012. Right off the bat, I have to note that this wine is created from organically grown grapes – you have to love that! And, apparently I’ve been enjoying wines from South America lately, because Natura Sauvignon Blanc is from Chile, in the Casablanca Valley.
To me, the flavors in the Natura Sauvignon Blanc are a blend of herbs and citrus (like grapefruit and lime). It’s a fresh and light wine, but does pack a punch of flavor and acidity. It is (again) great for those warm weather dishes like salads (green salads or perhaps a pasta salad too), seafood (blackened mahi, anyone?), and even sushi! Side note: the cap is a screw top…please tell me I’m not the only one who is glad to see them at certain times! They make it easy for guests to open when you’re entertaining (no one has to struggle with uncorking a bottle), and how about for travel too? Who wants to pack a corkscrew in their suitcase or have to ask the front desk at the hotel to lend them one? But I digress…
After looking into the Emiliana Organic Vineyards more (the creators of Natura), I found it really interesting to learn that Rafael and José Guilisasti were keeping their finger on the pulse of consumers when they created their vineyards. They knew that consumers were leaning toward more organic products not only for health reasons but for the environmental impact as well. Therefore, they converted a “traditional” winery into one that is organic and biodynamic. So, you can enjoy your wine and feel good that your product is environmentally friendly. How great is that?
A bottle of Natura Sauvignon Blanc 2012 will set you back about $11 a bottle (I can find it locally at Publix…it has even gone on BOGO in the past): not too shabby!
Are you a fan of organic wines? Any other favorite finds?