Gorda Blanca


A briny, funky and raw skin contact white from a old vines in the Bío Bío region of Chile. Not as tannic as it is natty and barnyardy, but showing elements of the skin's maceration for sure in the green notes and aromatics. Natural fermentation, no filtering or fining and no sulfur added. 

Louis Antoine Luyt Description

"Luyt sources the fruit from the village of Guarilihue in the Bío Bío region, from a single vineyard of 250-year-old, ungrafted, dry-farmed vines in granitic red clay soils, farmed without chemicals and entirely by hand. The fruit is hand-harvested and sees a 4-day maceration with the skins in stainless steel. It is then pressed and left to age on its gross lees for about 6 months in tank. There is no sulfur added at any stage and the wine is bottled without fining or filtering (note: stand/store the bottle upright to allow sediment to slip to the bottom). Dry, crisp, floral, refreshing wine. It is named "Cuvée Benoît" for Louis-Antoine Luyt's oldest son."  - Bowler