Pulenta Chardonnay, Mendoza
Shows a brilliant greenish yellow colour and offers citrus and tropical fruit aromas, with light vanilla notes from new French oak barrels. On the palate it is intense, fresh and complex with a balanced acidity and a long finish.
- Colour: White
- Grapes: Chardonnay
- Vintage: 2011
- Closure: cork
- Alcohol: 14%
- Other info: Pulenta Estate is owned and run by brothers, Hugo and Eduardo Pulenta. The estate is situated in Alto Agrelo in Mendoza, Argentina's main wine producing region. This excellent site makes wines of real class and distinction.The 135 hectares are planted with Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, these varieties are used as both single varities and blended to make wines such as the excellent Gran Corte. Pulenta enjoys excellent climate conditions and a fantastic panoramic aspect from up to 980 metres above sea level. Irrigation comes from melted water from the Andes Mountains, and the whole process is de facto organic! The Pulenta family make excellent Malbec, increasingly recognised as Argentina's signature grape variety, enhancing its natural exuberant fruitiness with discipline and structure. The 135 hectare vineyards grow at 980 metres above sea level, enjoying an extraordinary climate and huge temperature changes.
- Winery website: www.pulentaestate.com
- Press: Estate has won many awards and accolades for its wines.
£10.99or £10.44 when purchasing any 12 mixed bottles.