Bodega Otazu - Spain - Navarre

Pago de Otazu / Chardonnay - 2016

Price : 47.75$
Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 13287451  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

Yellow straw color. On the nose, aromas of tropical fruit and toast. On the palate, there is great density with an aromatic and fresh finish.

Wine Pairing :

Paellas, vegetable noodle with breaded fish, scallop shell. Cari shrimp with coconut milk.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 24 years
  • Yield of vines : 4500 kg/Ha
  • Irrigation : none. Drip is used in very dry years
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : french oak barrique (new 60%) during 4 weeks
  • Maturation : french oak barrique (new 60%) during 6 months. With the lees. No malolactic fermentation. 18 months in bottle.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 5-10 years
  • Decanting : 1h

“ This appellation is exclusive to Otazu. There are only 10 "Vino de Pago" appellation throughout Spain. It guarantees that all the grapes come from one specific zone that is located nearby the Castle. ”

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Vintage 2016

  • Guide Peñin 2020: 92 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Guide Peñin : 91 pts.
  • James Suckling : 92 pts.
  • IWSC 2018 : Silver medal

Vintage 2014

  • Internationnal wine guide : Great Gold
  • Guide Peñin : 92 pts.

Vintage 2013

  • Guide Peñin : 92 pts.
  • Internationnal wine guide : Great Gold

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