This Chardonnay displays a beautiful yellow straw color with greenish hues. On the nose, it reveals intense aromas of tropical fruit such as pineapple and passion fruit, framed by light toasty oak notes. Fresh and expressive fruit, this Chardonnay has a beautiful texture and good depth. Its vivid acidity makes it a fresh and juicy wine, with a long and memorable finish.
Begun in 1870 by Don Maximiano Erruzuriz in the tiny town of Panquehue, Errazuriz vineyards was, not long after its founding, one of the largest single-owner wine estates in the world, with 1730 acres planted in an area largely unknown for viticulture in Chile at the time. Don Maximiano was used to making big bets, however. As the part owner of the country's primary copper producer and the owner of the country's primary natural gas producer, Don Maximiano did not do anything half-heartedly. As.. read more
Grapes were picked at a low temperature and taken to the winery where they were whole-cluster pressed. The fermentation took 10 to 15 days at 14º-17ºC. 20% of the must was fermented in fourth-and fifth-use French oak barrels. Since the aim was to achieve the characteristic fresh aromas and flavours of Chardonnay, these wines did not undergo malolactic fermentation.