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Chardonnay

LaPoderosa-Chardonnay

CHARDONNAY

RAPEL VALLEY, CHILE

CHARDONNAY 100%

COLOUR:

Brilliant pale straw colour.

AROMAS:

Fresh and fruity with flavours of melon and tropical fruit.

PALATE:

On the palate it reveals flavours reminiscent of tropical and stone fruit.

AGEING POTENTIAL:

This wine has been made to be enjoyed when youthful and fresh.

BACKGROUND:

In 1952 Ernesto “Che” Guevara ventured on a magical journey through the wilderness of Chile on his precious Norton 500 which he nicknamed ‘La Poderosa’ – the powerful one. The journey was immortalised by the film Motorcycle Diaries.

50 years on Chile lays claim to being the most dynamic wine region on earth. With the vineyards having been planted in the hot dusty tracks of the fertile valleys the quality of wine is now leaving its imprint on the palates of discerning wine drinkers everywhere. La Poderosa is a stunning example of the new wines coming from this region.

FOOD MATCH:

Excellent with chicken, seafood and fresh salads.

WINE ANALYSIS:

Alcohol 13%
Titratable acidity 5.7 g/litre
pH 3.3
Residual sugar 3.6 g/litre

WINEMAKER:

Nicolás Bizzarri, Viña Luis Felipe Edwards