Santa Rita, 120 Reserva Especial, Chardonnay, 2017
|Article:||2017 Santa Rita 120 Reserva Especial Chardonnay|
|Growing area:||Valle Central|
|Category:||White wine dry|
|Grape variety:||100% Chardonnay|
|Description:||Brilliant bright yellowwith easily amber-coloured reflexes on the edge. In the nose with fruity aromas of peaches and melon. At the palate full-bodied and fruity. Good acid structure, fresh, with good middle length. Altogether very accessible.|
|Residual sugar:||3.96 g/l|
|Drink recommendation:||Ideal with appetizers or light dishes such as pastas or white meats.|
|Awards:||Gold, Berliner WeinTrophy 2016 (V 2016)Silver, Drinks Business 3/2016 (V 2015) Silver, Sakura Awards Japan 2/2016 (V 2015) "recommended", International Wine Challenge 2015 (V 2015) Silver, IWSC 9/2015 (V 2015)87 points, Desorchardos 2015 Chile 11/2014 (V 2014) "recommended", International Wine Challenge 2014 (V 2014) 84 points, Wine Spectator 6/2011 (JG 2010) 84 points, Wine Spectator 2010 (JG 2010)|
Hand harvest. Direct cold maceration of the destemmed grapes at 10° C. A temperature controlled fermentation is carried out after the pressing into steel tanks at 13-15 ° degrees Celsius by using selected yeasts. No wood use.
According to legend, 120 patriots, exhausted after a long, hard battle during the fight for Chile´s independence, reached the lands belonging to Santa Rita. On that fateful night in1814, these forces of liberty found refuge in the estate cellars. Today, within these same cellars, the award-winning 120 wines are crafted to honour their heroic character.
|Country of origin:||Chile|
|Company:||Viña Santa Rita|
|Address:||Calle Hendaya 60, P 15, Las Condes, Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile|
|Address:||Pattburger Bogen 33, D-24955 Harrislee|