Pais Salvaje blanco is a wine born from a second wild discovery within JBouchon’s Pais ‘jungle’ vines. After their first harvest of Pais Salvaje in 2015, the 2016 harvest began and they realized that certain clusters of these wild vines were much lighter in color than others. They decided to harvest and vinify these lighter clusters separately and age the wine in an ancient tinaja (clay amphora) with native yeast with no filtration. Pais Salvaje blanco was born.
This is a wine of character. Copper yellow in color with fruity aromas of green apple and pear. In the mouth it is very juicy and fresh, with a long finish.
Enjoy with grilled fish, light sauced pasta or a fresh summer salad.
White Pais is a mutation of the Listán Prieto variety, known in Chile as Pais, and is mixed within the wild Pais ‘vineyards’ of J.Bouchon in Mingre. The vines are so wild that they climb the trees and you need ladders to harvest them. The wine is fermented in clay amphoras and is unfiltered. The result is very fresh wine with mineral tones and hints of spice, and above all, a remarkable acidity that invites to continue drinking it. It is a wine with a very good body and pairs great with Milanese.Descorchados December 2018
This unfiltered, amphora-fermented white is made entirely from the wild vines that grow in trees around the estate. Thatch and beeswax aromas segue into a palate that's sappy, stony and refreshing. 2019-23Tim Atkin April 2019
- Varietal Composition:
- 100% Pais
- Avg Elevation:
- 630 feet
- Avg Age of Vines:
- 120 years
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