Sunday, October 19, 2014

Misiones de Rengo Chardonnay Reserva 2006

Variety: Chardonnay
Country of origin: Chile
Wine appellation: Rapel Valley
Vintage: 2006
Alcohol content: 14.0%
Color: medium yellow
Bouquet: tropical fruit, fresh pineapple, peach, green melon
Taste: medium to full body, fresh pineapple, good lime acidity, pomelo, hint of coconut, medium to longer finish
Recommended food pairing: salmon
Overall score: 4+7.5+11+6+7+50=85.5
Price: CZK 159
Stopper: single piece cork
Another discovery in my cellar. I was a bit afraid looking at 09 vintage tasted notes that I already tasted 5 bottles the wine will be "gone".  To my surprise the wine is quite different, paler in color and no way so round and full and less oaky, rather fresh and quite drinkable.

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