120 is a brand of tradition and history, which exists for the purpose of making the concept of wine something simple, genuine and open to an amazing experience. Living la Vida 120 means taking advantage of the simple side of life, enjoying every moment with the people you love, with no complications and in the sincerest way possible, sharing a good wine with friends and family.
Technical detailsVarieties 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Total Acidity: 7.38 g/L
Alcohol Content: 11.5 % vol
Residual Sugar: 5.36 g/L
The 120 Reserva Especial Early Harvest Limited Edition is a particularly fresh and mild wine made to be consumed during the northern hemisphere’s summer months. It is likely Chile’s first Sauvignon Blanc of the year and is made with grapes from Colchagua Costa and the Maule Valley. Its low alcohol level and high acidity makes it a refreshing fresh wine with notes of peaches, nectarines, citrus, and pineapples. Smooth and juicy on the palate with a lingering fresh finish.
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Climate & Soils
The sub-humid Mediterranean features rainy winters and cold springs, while the summers are generally dry with high temperatures that exceed 30ºC. Temperatures begin to drop in February, and the influence of the Andes enables greater daily temperature oscillation. The soils at the foot of the Andes have a silty or silty-clay texture with good drainage.
The grapes are hand picked, destemmed, and crushed, and the temperature of the must is lowered to 10ºC before pressing. Only the free-run juice is used for this wine. The must is statically decanted for 36–48 hours and then fermented at 16ºC. Once fermentation has completed, the wine is blended and stabilized for proteins and tartrates to be bottled later.
Wine & Food Pairing
Recommended as an aperitif or with fish, shellfish, and salads.
The climate of the central zone is Mediterranean with a great thermal oscillation between day and night and an average humidity between 55% and 60% and maximum temperatures during the summer above 30 ° C.
Soil and surface
At the foot of the Andes mountain range the soil is silty and of excellent drainage, it is carefully combined with the soils located in the area near the Cordillera de la Costa which are heavier and have a combination of silt and clay.