Wine TerraMater, "Vineyard" Chardonnay, 2005, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase TerraMater, "Vineyard" Chardonnay, 2005, 375 ml
The wine is light yellow color with a slight greenish tint.
The wine has a fresh, lively taste with good volume and a long, juicy finish.
Delicate, complex flavor of the wine reveals hints of tropical fruit and sweetish notes of French oak.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, goes well with spicy fish dishes, pasta, pasta with white sauce, salmon, goat cheese and fondue.
The grapes for the creation of "Vineyard" Chardonnay is grown on vines with low yields in the vineyard Kaperana. Cool spring and summer provided ideal conditions for the grapes acquired distinctive flavor and balance of sugars and acids. The milled and squeezed grapes was pressed at a temperature of 8 ° C and the juice is allowed to stand at a similar temperature. After fermentation - partly in French oak barrels - at a temperature of 14-16 ° C, the wine is aged on the lees for several weeks. Ageing potential fault - at least three years.
Wine "Vineyard" Chardonnay has received a number of high ratings and awards at international competitions:
• Vintage 2001 - Bronze Medal - International Wine Challenge, 2002;
• Vintage 2001 - "Excellent" - Guia de Vinos de Chile, 2004;
• Vintage 1999 - Silver Medal - Challenge International du Vin, 2000.
In 1996, three older sisters Canepa - Gilda, Edda and Antonieta - realize their dream by opening a new winery TerraMater. A passion for wine production has been part of their lives, because the family Canepa in winemaking since the 1930's. Once their father emigrated from Italy to Chile and discover that the fertile soils of the Chilean viticulture engage easily and efficiently acquired vineyards. Today his business, but under his own name, continued docheri.Kompaniya TerraMater born on exceptional grounds, on which there are numerous vineyards, full of noble varieties. TerraMater owns 500 hectares of land, washed with clean water with the Andean mountains. Here grow old, well-rooted vines, whose age ranges from 40 to 60 years, as well as the wonderful olive groves that produce the highest quality olive oil and apple orchards. Various structures, textures and depth of soil for growing a variety of grapes and produce wines of different character and style. Sisters Vineyards Canepa rich famous varieties as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere, Sangiovese, Shiraz, Pinot Blanc, Petit Verdot and many others.
One of the main directions of the company is to provide new and attractive flavors by blending wines from grapes with different characteristics. As the company said winemaker TerraMater Christian Vallejo: "TerraMater - this wine for any occasion and for all cases." Huge investments in newly built new factory gave us TerraMater advantage over many of its competitors. Low cost, easy and high quality wines TerraMater often bring victory in international competitions!