Located between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay stands as one of the most prominent countries in the Latin Amerian winegrowing world. Its location - on a similar latitude (35 degrees south) as Argentina, Chile, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand - its exceptional terroir
The combined natural aspects of a vineyard, such as climate, soil, sunlight, and water, that can have a major impact on the overall character and quality of a wine. While no direct English translation exists for this French term, it has long been adopted throughout the wine community.
, and influence of the Altlantic Ocean over the vineyards favors the cultivation of wines with strong identity and a sense of place. The soils here are over 2500 million years old - formed from weathered rock called Ballast, which provides ideal drainage for vine roots, and minerals that lend an energenic energy to these wines. Owned by Alejandro and Bettina Bulgheroni, Bodega Garzon's Sauvignon Blanc is one that expesses some of the recognizeable qualities that have become synonomous with this grape (grapefruit, grass), but remains distinctly Uraguayan. Sustainble practices.