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Reserva Chardonnay

RESERVA CHARDONNAY

MAULE VALLEY, CHILE

CHARDONNAY 100%

COLOUR:

Pale lemon.

AROMAS:

Aromatic and fruity with tropical fruit and soft cream

PALATE:

On the palate there is complex stone fruit characters with a subtle creaminess and fresh melon finish

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 risottos, creamy pasta dishes and spicy salami

WINE ANALYSIS:

Alcohol 13.5%

Titratable acidity 5.1g/l

pH 3.34

Residual sugar 2.1g/l

WINEMAKER:

Nicolás Bizzarri, Viña Luis Felipe Edwards