W I N E D E S C R I P T I O N
100% varietal wines blended from vineyards at different altitudes into the Valley. * Chardonnay: Citrus fruits and floral notes with racy acidity ; touch of green apples and pear fruit flavors with flinty minerality . * Chardonnay: Moderate de-leafing on the Tupungato selection Chardonnays highlights honeyed, more elevation and cooler temperatures produce citrus and floral profiles ; shallow, sandy soils with rocky sub-soil lend steely minerality.
T A S T I N G N O T E S
The 2018 Catena Chardonnay Appellation Tupungato has the unique expressions of cool and high altitude vineyard sites. Tupungato vineyards lends citrus notes with a crisp finish, and a rich, unctuous mouthfeel. Tupungato highest vineyards contributes with pear and citrus flavors and a strong minerality. The wine shows a delicated greenish color with light yellow notes. The aromas offer fresh white fruits like white peaches and pinapples, citrus and hints of white flowers flavors like Jasmine and Magnolia. The mouthfeel is intense, full yet clean, with fresh, crisp acidity.
F O O D P A I R I N G
Enjoy this rich and fragrant wine as an aperitif before dinner or paired with fish, fowl or pork. The richness of the wine pairs beautifully with almost any meal.