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Alamos Chardonnay 2008

Аламос Шардоне 2008

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Producer:
Catena Zapata
Country:
Argentina (Аржентина) 
Region:
Mendoza
Vintage:
2008
Other vintages: 
2007
 2010
Variety:
Chardonnay (Шардоне)
Added by sharko
02 Apr 2010

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Winemaker's notes:
Built up by the Catena family in Argentina, Alamos produces terrific value wines year in, year out. This year, the Chardonnay really stands out. Full-bodied, red apple and pear fruit fill the mouth, along with some bright yellow stone fruit and just a hint of toffee from brief oak aging adding some richness and texture. The wine has a truly fresh flavor profile, and would work as a perfect house white for chardonnay drinkers, as well as a perfect bridge wine for those who prefer crisper, brighter, chardonnay while their companions perhaps favor richer, oakier flavors. Delicious, versatile, everyday chardonnay.

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How to drink it
Food: Artichokes, Chicken, Cold Meats, Crab, Lobster, Nuts, Olives, Other White Fish, Oysters (Raw), Pasta with Cream Sauce, Pasta with Shellfish, Quiche, Red Snapper, Scallops, Shrimp, Striped Bass, Tuna, Turkey, Veal
Cheese: Gruyere, Mild Cheddar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Provolone
Temperature: 12 °C
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Comments & Ratings
1sharko
02 Apr 2010
 

Балансирано, плодово с приятна киселинност. Очетливо дълъг финал. Качество на добра цена.
2sharko
02 Apr 2010
 Забравих да добавя, че това ми е донесено от чужбината. Няма го още тук. Дано да доде скоре и дано да е под 15лв.