Tuesday, 11 August 2009

TN : Arboleda Viognier 2008, Vina Sena, Valle de Curico, Chile

This wine is a blend of Viognier, Rousanne, and Marsanne. The grapes for this wine were hand harvested on April 7th and 8th 2008. The grapes were pressed whole. 88% of the must was fermented in second and third fill French oak; the rest was fermented in steel tanks at a temperature between 12 and 15 degrees. The wine was matured for three months in a combination of steel tanks and French oak. Half of the finished wine underwent malolactic fermentation. The finished wine was bottled under screwcap.

Vina Sena was founded in 1995 by Robert Mondavi and Eduardo Chadwick.

Colour : Pale yellow

Aroma : Mango, peach, floral, oranges

Taste : Oak, mango, peach, white pepper on finish, oranges, full-bodied

Alcohol : 14.5%

Price : 89 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Arboleda Wines

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