Elaboration of Catena Alta Chardonnay 2017
Catena Alta Chardonnay 2017 (Chardonnay)
- View: Intense golden.
- Nose: ripe nose with smoky notes and hints of nuts (walnuts).
- Mouth: good acidity, fresh and elegant, moderate in alcohol. Round, lush and exotic.
VINEYARD: Name: Adrianna and Sunday. Adrianna: alluvial soil, covered with gravel and limestone deposit. Sunday: surface covered by gravel, with clay layers alluvial deposits and limescale.
GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay
AGEING: 14 months aging in French oak barrels.
PREPARATION: Fermentation in whole bunches. Fermentation in 225 and 500 liters with natural yeast. Partial malolactic fermentation (30% of the wine is not done). Maceration times vary by lot.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 9-12ºC
In 1994, Nicolas and his team were confident they had identified the best lots for growing Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. First, Jose Galante, winemaker since 1975, bottling a small cut grapes from the oldest and most uniform batches of Uxmal vineyard (which later was called because of its location Agrelo vineyard in the district of Agrelo). 300 cases were divided wine Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon.More about the Winery
Reviews of Catena Alta Chardonnay 2017
A Chardonnay with a very dense colour. The Catena Alta Chardonnay shows exotic floral hints of jasmine. This 2016 is quite like the previous vintage.
We drank it with a spicy rice.
Better decant this Catena Alta Chardonnay Mendoza from 2014, it tastes better.