White Wine Enate Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica 2018
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This single varietal Spanish white wine was meticulously crafted.
Harvested by hand, the grapes were destemmed and gently pressed. Then Enate Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica underwent alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels.
After that, this wine of the Enate winery was aged on its lees for 7 months, with two monthly stirrings of the lees.
Clarified and cold-stabilized, Enate Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica 2018 was finally aged for a further 6 months in the bottle before its commercial release.
The white wine Enate Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica has an intense yellow colour with some golden and steely tinges.
This intense and expressive Chardonnay conveys subtle remembrances of toast and smoke, slowly evolving into aromas of ripe white fruit, citrus, and white flowers. On the background of white wine from Somontano, we intuit some hints of honey, butter, lees and dry fruit.
Creamy and palate-coating, this Chardonnay fermented in oak has a substantial body counterbalanced by a lively, refreshing acidity. Notes of white and tropical fruit, pastry and smoke. Enate Chardonnay barrica has a long, toasted finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The wine Enate Chardonnay Fermentado en Barrica 2018 is thoroughly enjoyable. Excellent integration of fruit and oak.
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Enterwine 93. Peñín 91. Gold Medal - Sélections Mondiales des Vins (Canada).
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||7|
|Pairings||Aged cheeses, Baked whitefish, Blue cheeses, bluefish, Cured cheeses, Fish and gravey, Risotto, semi-curred cheese, Smoked foods, Soup and rice, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Romantic Dinner|