Monday, 8 November 2010

TN : Cono Sur Vision Chardonnay 2008, Casablanca Valley, Chile

The winemaker was Adolfo Hurtado. The wine was sealed with a screwcap. The grapes came from the El Centinela estate. The vineyard soils are mineral with red clay. All of the grapes wer hand picked on the 29th March 2008. 60% of the wine was aged in barrels and 40% in stainless steel tanks for seven months. The finished wine was bottled in October 2008. The pH at bottling was 3.32, residual sugar was 5.6 grammes per litre, and the total acidity was 7.17 grammes per litre.

Colour : Lemon

Aroma : Pineapple, banana, vanilla, oak, stone fruits

Taste : Pineapple, butter, vanilla, oak, slight bitter almond and oranges on finish

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 95 SEK

Mark : C+

Website : Vina Cono Sur

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