Casa Santiago (Screwcap) Viña Requingua
2022 Casa Santiago (Screwcap) Viña Requingua Chardonnay 0.75 Ltr. Blanco
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The Chardonnay has a straw yellow colour with golden highlights and an intense nose of pear, pineapple and acacia flowers. Fresh on the palate, medium bodied, with distinct notes of exotic fruit on the finish.
This wine can be a great companion for oven-baked chicken or turkey.
- Warm temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime and a wide range between daytime and nighttime temperatures, resulting from the proximity of the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains. The coastal breezes during the afternoon help to keep summer temperatures moderate.
- The terroir where these vines are growing, is characterized by deep, loam-clay soils.
- 15 year old Vines, Manual harvest. Short maceration period of 10 days. Fermentation starts with active dry yeast at a constant temperature of 17-18 degrees Celsius, with aeration at the finish of fermentation. The wine is conserved on its lees in stainless steel vats for 2-3 months before bottling.