CHAKANA ESTATE SELECTION

CHARDONNAY

Varietal Composition: 97% Chardonnay, 3% Viognier

Origin: Finca Ayni, Altamira, Valle de Uco, Mendoza

Altitude: 1100 m.

Viticulture: Organic, certified “in transition”

Soils: Sandy loam over calcium carbonate coated gravels, 30 to 50 cm deep

Climate: Cool average temperatures and nights with wide thermal amplitude, relatively more humid than other areas of Mendoza

Production: 10.000 bottles

Aging: Oak barrels and concrete vats for 12 months

Tasting Notes: “A beautiful white with apple, cream and light pineapple character. Full body plus plenty of fruit and a fresh, clean finish.“ James Suckling

VintageScores and Awards (*)
201616.5 JH, 93 TA
201593 TA, 91 AL
201290 JS, 90 TA

(*) WS: Wine Spectator; WA: Wine Advocate; ST: International Wine Cellar (Stephen Tanzer); W&S: Wine & Spirits; JS: James Suckling; TA: Tim Atkin; DS: Descorchados (Patricio Tapia); TR: Trophy; GLD: Gold/Oro; DWA: Decanter Wine Awards; IWC: International Wine Challenge; IWSC: International Wine and Spirits Competition; MV: Mundus Vini; SS: Steven Spurrier; AL: Andreas Larsson; TC: Tom Cannavan’s Wine-Pages.com; AWA: Argentina Wine Awards; JR: Jancis Robinson; JH: Julia Harding