Terrazas de Los Andes Chardonnay Altos del Plata 2013

Member Review by Jimmy Cocktail:

This wine was quite disappointing as there were heavy notes of sulfur coming from the wine when it was first poured. After several minutes of swirling and agitation the sulfur calmed down quite a bit but it was very overwhelming in the beginning. The wine itself had soft acidity with warm weather fruit tones of apple, peach and pineapple with some oak and butter. It would have been a nice $17 bottle of Chardonnay without the sulfur fault.

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Terrazas de los Andes:
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Ch... Read more
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Chandon decided to set up its first ever vineyards outside France. After decades of experiencing with sparkling wines production, in 1999, Moët Hennessy Wine Estates and Bodegas Chandon Argentina opened Terrazas de los Andes Winery - a varietal still-wines initiative based on its emblematic high-elevation vineyards, fed by the Andes meltwater. Read less

Member Reviews for Terrazas de Los Andes Chardonnay Altos del Plata

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Snooth User: Jimmy Cocktail
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1.00 5
Vintage: 2007 06/20/2011

This wine was quite disappointing as there were heavy notes of sulfur coming from the wine when it was first poured. After several minutes of swirling and agitation the sulfur calmed down quite a bit but it was very overwhelming in the beginning. The wine itself had soft acidity with warm weather fruit tones of apple, peach and pineapple with some oak and butter. It would have been a nice $17 bottle of Chardonnay without the sulfur fault.


Snooth User: clanata
144880721
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 01/12/2014

Vino rico pero no muy maderoso


Snooth User: beethozart
3087819
3.00 5
Vintage: 2005 08/27/2007

Smell fruity with pale gold color, smell better than taste


External Reviews for Terrazas de Los Andes Chardonnay Altos del Plata

External Review
Vintage: 2011 04/28/2010

Ripe but focused, with dark berry and fig fruit backed by sweet, bacony toast and spice notes. Drink now. 64,000 cases made


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2009 06/05/2013

Intensiv mit Noten von Grapefruit.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2009 11/18/2011

Fruchtbetont mit Aromen von frischer Grapefruit, Mandarine, Pfirsich und Birne sowie exotische Noten von Kokosnuss und Ananas. Ein frischer Chardonnay, am Gaumen durchgängige Frucht mit anregender Säure und mineralischem Hintergrund.


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Vintage: 2008 03/16/2010

Lime-orange scents waft around a core of ripened pear and litchee.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2008 10/13/2010

Farbe: Goldgelb Fruchtbetont mit Aromen von frischer Grapefruit, Mandarine, Pfirsich und Birne sowie exotische Noten von Kokosnuss und Ananas. Ein frischer Chardonnay, am Gaumen durchgängige Frucht mit anregender Säure und mineralischem Hintergrund.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesIntense golden yellow. Concentrated ripe fruit aromas, especially apricot and peaches, combine with tropical hints of mango and pineapple. Fermentation in new oak barrels gives the wine its richly toasted vanilla and caramel aroma. Nuances of dried fruits, hazelnuts and honey provide the wine with a delicious complexity. Full-bodied, rounded and dense, yet somehow crisp at the same time. Tropical flavors give way to a flinty mineral quality. This wine stands out for its smooth and complex structure, resulting in a long and lingering finish.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2006 04/21/2010

Goldgelbe Farbe, in der Nase frisch mit Noten von Zitrone und tropischen Früchten, im Gaumen schön ausgewogen mit Aromen von Aprikose und exotischen Früchten, frisches Finale.


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