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chardonnay grand reserve

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Sub-region: Yerbas Buenas
Soil: Sandy Loam
Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 5.5 g/L
Residual sugar: 2 g/L
Climate
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Cool temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime, moderately warm summers (influence of the Andes mountains) and very rain)l winters.


Soil
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This Chardonnay is made with grapes from the Yerbas Buenas estate’s Los Blancos parcel. Shallow alluvial soils of sandy loam, with a large amount of organic material.


Viticulture
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Age of vines: 8 years
Vine management system: Vertical Shoot Positionina Trellis(VSP)
Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre)
Yield: 10 tons/hectare (4 metric tons/acre)
Harvest method: Hand picked with double selection in vineyard, in the fîrst half of March.
Vinification
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Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Cerevisiae); temperature 16-18 degrees Celsius (6]-64 Fahrenheit); Complete fermentation in French oak barrels.
Aging: Aged on its lees during six months in the same French oak barrels.

Tasting Notes
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Appearance: Ruby red color, bright, red highlights.
Nose: Intense nose of pineapple, almond blossoms, pear and vanilla. In mouth: very aromatic, full, with a lone finish of exotic fruits.
Pairing recommendation: Oysters and shrimp.