Bodega Otazu - Spain - Navarre

Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica - 2017

Price : 24.95$
Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 13618328  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Light yellow color. Aroma of citrus somewhat tropical. Hint of honey. In mouth we find a refreshing acidity underlined by a pleasant texture where the wood is not very noticeable.

Wine Pairing :

Veal casserole with white wine. Chicken skewer with tapenade. Burger of turkeys.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 22.25 years
  • Yield of vines : 4500 kg/Ha
  • Irrigation : none. Drip is used in very dry years
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : french oak barrique (used 1 year) during 3 weeks
  • Maturation : french oak barrique (used 1 yea) during 4 months. With the lees. No malolactic fermentation. 6 months in bottle.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 5-10 years
  • Decanting : 1h
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