"El Pago Lapiedra " where the grapes from which we make our Viñas del Vero Chardonnay was planted in 1988, 24 years ago are grown.
It is situated on a hill whose average altitude is 410 meters above sea level north-south orientation. The soils are frank, white plaster, shallow, low fertility, where the strains of age must find nutrients in depth. The light receiving leaves and clusters is very high because of the high albedo of the white lands. The different clones of Chardonnay that Viñas del Vero planted nearly a quarter century vegetate rapidly with elevated resting on leaf surfaces thoroughly modern trellises to trap the sun's rays while shading the bunches to protect their delicate aromas.
Vintage Chardonnay began the night of August 16th. For your special typicality is made by cold maceration of freshly harvested grapes. Alcoholic fermentation was carried out for 10 days at a temperature of 16oC in stainless steel. After several racking and fine filtration it began bottling the first week of November.
Appearance: The Collection Chardonnay is a wine with particularly striking bright green flashes.
On the nose: The aromatic palette is composed of a blend of tropical fruits: pineapple, papaya, guava ... and citrus: grapefruit, lime ... giving it a distinctive character.
On the palate: The palate has a soft entry, a nice, smooth and full step in harmony with the tropical, lush and amazing flavors with which delights us in nose.
It should be served at a temperature between 8 and 10oC with all kinds of appetizers, salads, pasta, cream, quiches and fish.
|Winery||Viñas del Vero|
|Denomination of Origin||D.O. Somontano|