Tarapaca Sauv Blanc 2009

This is another of the wines I first tasted at the Chilean Wine event. The wine is quite pale in color as would be expected from a Sauv Blanc. On the nose the wine is quite mild with nothing I could put a name to. On the mid pallet are some lovely slightly tart green apple like flavors with a hint of sweetness. On the finish the wine is on the lighter side of medium. My GF got some herbs off the taste as well which the review below did as well.

I am amazed at how such young wines can have such well defined flavors. They must have rushed this one right out the door. I would give this an 87-88. It is on the milder side, softer, more subtle. Very food friendly. We paired it with a pork tenderloin and it went well and complemented the meal. For the price this is another good deal. This is the last of the Sauv Blancs from the Chilean wine event. I have a few chards and a syrah to try yet. All in all this has been a very enlightening experience. I am really glad I went.
From the group my favorite was the Errazuriz Sauv Blanc!

From the LCBO web site:
VINA TARAPACA SAUVIGNON BLANC LCBO 414185 | 750 mL bottle Price: $ 9.15
Limited Time Offer Was: $ 9.90 Now: $ 9.15 Save: $ 0.75 Until Nov 8, 2009
Wine, White Wine, 13.0% Alcohol/Vol.
Made in: Chile, Chile By: Vina Tarapaca Ex Zavala

Tasting Note
Light yellow straw colour; aromas and flavours of gooseberry, herbs and green apples; dry, light- to medium-bodied with softer acidity; with a soft finish
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