Clean and bright, golden yellow. Surprisingly elegant with its aromas of white peaches, papaya, mango and huzelnut. Medium to full-bodied, it is creamy and mineral-rich on the palate. The long finish incorporates all the flavors
Origin: Santa Isabel Vineyard.Maipo Valley. Soil: In the highest part of the Maipo Valley, the soil is a coluvial clay loam affording good water retention and drainage. These soils are richer in minerals that contribute to the structure of Chardonnay. y. Climate: Semi-arid Mediterranean, influenced by the Andes Mountains. This is the coolest part of the Maipo Valley whose large swings in temperature slows ripening of the grapes. Harvest: Hand picked. March 12-16, 2002. Aging: Fermented in new and one and two years old French oak barrels "sur lie" for eleven months. Then aged for a period of 4 months after bottling.
A delightful accompaniment to white meat, shellfish and fresh cheeses.