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Parra Alta Chardonnay 75Cl

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Wine of Mendoza, Argentina

Chardonnay White Argentinian Wine

Attractive golden colour with delicate green hues. Citrus and tropical fruits aromas and flavours combine to create a crisp fresh fruity palate.

Parra Alta is a traditional way to grow grapes, where the wines are tied to grow upwards through the canopy of the surrounding trees.

Trivento means three winds, the Polar, Zonda and Sudestada winds blow across the sunny and arid land of Mendoza.

Tasting Notes

Fresh white peaches and pineapple intermingle with crisp minerality to create this sensational Chardonnay. Voluptuous in mouth-feel it has a buttery quality from the refined oak aging.


Region of OriginMendoza
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units10.5
ABV14%
Current Vintage2012
ProducerTrivento
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerRafael Miranda
Pack Quantity750
Pack Measureml
CountryArgentina

Grape Variety

Chardonnay

Vinification Details

Grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. Static free run previous the fermentation.

History

Founded in 1996 by Vina Concha Y Toro, Trivento Bodegas y Vinedos produces brand-name wines under their own label. The company has created an ample portfolio of wines distinguished for preserving the character of the Mendozan terroir. These wines have received numerous recognitions at international contests and in wine industry publications. In their short trajectory, Trivento has become the most diversely distributed Argentine wine brand in the world positioning the positioning the company among the preeminent Argentine exporters.

Regional Information

The Mendoza Province is one of Argentina's most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country's entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world with the average site located 1,970-3,610 feet (600-1,100 meters) above sea level. The principal wine producing areas fall into two main departments-Maipú and Luján which includes Argentina's first delineated appellation established in 1993 in Luján de Cuyo. Situated in the upper Mendoza valley, where the river is half-way through its journey from the Andes mountains to the eastern plains, many Lujan de Cuyo vineyards sit at altitudes of around 1000m (3280ft). Malbec in particular is successful in Lujan de Cuyo, but the appellation also produces good Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Torrontes. The majority of the vineyards are on alluvial soils; sandy or stony surfaces on clay subtrata.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 3 years

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

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