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Viña Echeverría Chardonnay Molina Unwooded 2011

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Frische rassige Fruchtnoten, intensives, komplexes Bouquet. Duftet nach Zitrusfrüchten und Melonen. Eher leicht im Körper, süffig und rassig. Ein sehr schöner Sommerwein, ohne Holzfassausbau (sans barrique).

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Viña Echeverría:
I have fallen in LOVE with the reds out of this vineyard in the Cohchugua Valley of Chile. Their fresh, distinctive quality and absolute definitive & distinctive freshness, purity, and adherence to the grape varietal flavor is beyond phenomenal. What I love even more is that for the price points on these wines, you are getting better taste & quality for your dollar; definitely NOT overpaying fo... Read more
I have fallen in LOVE with the reds out of this vineyard in the Cohchugua Valley of Chile. Their fresh, distinctive quality and absolute definitive & distinctive freshness, purity, and adherence to the grape varietal flavor is beyond phenomenal. What I love even more is that for the price points on these wines, you are getting better taste & quality for your dollar; definitely NOT overpaying for wine- you are UNDERPAYING for the quality of the syrah, carmenere, and cabernet. I have the best description of their med-heavy reds - DECADENT VELVET WITH ABSOLUTE PERFECTED PURITY & DINSTINCTIVE FRESHNESS. TRY THEIR WINES! THEY ARE WELL WORTH THE PRICE UNDER $20 for young vintages- and the quality increases yearly uncorked! THESE ARE BEYOND BEST BUYS! THESE ARE BEST EVERS! Read less
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RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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External Reviews for Viña Echeverría Chardonnay Molina Unwooded

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
11/08/2010

Vina Echeverria is a long established Chilean family owned and managed Estate, producing high quality wines. Their 75 hectares of vineyards, in one single block, and their state-of-art winery are located on the outskirts of the town of Molina in the Curicó Valley, 200Km south of Santiago. Vina Echeverria only make wine from their estate grown grapes, all of which originate from ungrafted select clones of pre-phylloxera French rootstock of Cabernet Sauvignon (48%), Sauvignon Blanc (30%), Chardonnay (20%) and Merlot (2%). High priority is given to care in the vineyards and canopy management to control vegetative growth. Exposures to sunlight and air movement on the leaves are maximised, leading to almost organic viticulture with the minimum use of agrochemical products. All members of the Echeverria family are involved at the winery making an unbeatable team, bonded together by the strongest forces of all: deep family roots, a shared passion for winemaking, an uncompromising search of excellence and a total commitment to their customers' satisfaction. Vintage: 2009 Grapes: 100% Estate grown Chardonnay from pre-Phylloxera French rootstock. Harvest: Hand harvested in March. Age of Vines: 17 years old Soil: Loam & clay with well drained gravely subsoil. Vinification: Destemmed and chilled to 8°C. Pneumatically pressed. 24 to 48 hours of static sedimentation at 10°C. Fermented in stainless steel tanks at 15°C. Constant temperature for 25 days. Partial malolactic fermentation. Stored in stainless steel tanks at 10°C until bottled. Alc: 13%, R/s 3.3 g/l Colour: Bright golden yellow. Taste: Fresh and juicy, this delicate Chardonnay expresses aromas of peaches and pineapples, combined with exquisite notes of quince and melon. The palate is silky and well balanced with a bright tasty finish. Serve: Chilled as an aperitif or to accompany fish, white meats and pasta dishes.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
11/12/2013

Frische rassige Fruchtnoten, intensives, komplexes Bouquet. Duftet nach Zitrusfrüchten und Melonen. Eher leicht im Körper, süffig und rassig. Ein sehr schöner Sommerwein, ohne Holzfassausbau (sans barrique).


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
10/16/2012

Aromas of peaches and pineapples, combined with exquisite notes of quince and melon. Vina Echeverria is a long established Chilean family owned and managed Estate, producing high quality wines. Their 75 hectares of vineyards, in one single block, and their state-of-art winery are located on the outskirts of the town of Molina in the Curicó Valley, 200Km south of Santiago. Vina Echeverria only make wine from their estate grown grapes, all of which originate from ungrafted select clones of pre-phylloxera French rootstock All members of the Echeverria family are involved at the winery making an unbeatable team, bonded together by the strongest forces of all: deep family roots, a shared passion for winemaking, an uncompromising search of excellence and a total commitment to their customers satisfaction. Grapes: 100% Chardonnay Region : Chile / Curico Valley Maker : Roberto Echeverria and Matias Aguirre Notes: Fresh and juicy, this delicate Chardonnay expresses aromas of peaches and pineapples, combined with exquisite notes of quince and melon. The palate is silky and well balanced with a bright tasty finish. Serve : Chilled as an aperitif or to accompany fish, white meat and pasta dishes ABV : 13% Suitable for Vegetarians



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Frische rassige Fruchtnoten, intensives, komplexes Bouquet. Duftet nach Zitrusfrüchten und Melonen. Eher leicht im Körper, süffig und rassig. Ein sehr schöner Sommerwein, ohne Holzfassausbau (sans barrique).

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