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Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay Fermented in Barrel

SKU: 8424671001036

11,50  Inc. VAT

Availability: In Stock

Vintage: 2021

Grapes: Chardonnay

ABV %: 13

Colour:
Bright straw yellow color with golden reflections.
Nose:
The aromas of the Chardonnay variety dominate, with hints of smoked wines from its fermentation in barrels.
Mouth:
On the palate it is wide and keeps a good balance between acidity, alcoholic strength and barrel. Long and harmonious aftertaste.

13 in stock (can be backordered)

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Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay – Barrel Fermented: A Masterpiece of Complexity and Elegance

Embark on a journey of discovery with the Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay – Barrel Fermented, a wine that showcases the artistry and innovation of the esteemed Enrique Mendoza winery. Located in the sun-drenched Alicante region of Spain, the winery has carved out a reputation for producing wines that not only echo the unique characteristics of the local terroir but also embody a commitment to excellence and innovation in winemaking.

The Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay is crafted from meticulously selected grapes, harvested at the peak of ripeness to ensure the perfect balance of acidity and sweetness. The decision to ferment this Chardonnay in barrels is a testament to the winery’s innovative approach, enhancing the wine’s complexity and depth. The fermentation process takes place in carefully chosen French oak barrels, known for their fine grain and ability to impart subtle, nuanced flavors to the wine. This choice of oak, combined with the skillful management of the fermentation process, allows the wine to develop a rich tapestry of aromas and flavors, intertwined with delicate notes of vanilla, butter, and toast.

Beyond fermentation, the Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay undergoes a period of aging in the same French oak barrels, typically lasting several months. This aging period is crucial, as it allows the wine to mature and evolve, integrating the oak’s sophisticated flavors with the natural fruitiness of the Chardonnay grapes. The result is a wine that strikes a harmonious balance between the vibrant character of the varietal and the complex, layered textures introduced by the barrel aging.

Upon tasting, the Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay – Barrel Fermented reveals a rich and full-bodied palate, marked by a creamy texture and a lively acidity that keeps the wine fresh and engaging. Notes of ripe citrus, tropical fruits, and a hint of almond emerge, complemented by the elegant oak undertones and a lasting finish that leaves a memorable impression.

Visually, the wine presents a luminous golden hue, indicative of its barrel-fermented lineage. The bouquet is an enticing blend of fruit and oak-derived aromas, suggesting a wine that is both sophisticated and inviting.

Pairing beautifully with a wide range of dishes, from seafood and poultry to creamy pastas and rich cheeses, the Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay – Barrel Fermented is versatile and food-friendly. It stands as a proud representation of the winery’s ability to blend traditional techniques with modern innovation, creating a wine that is not only a pleasure to drink but also a reflection of the rich winemaking heritage of Alicante.

Discover the Enrique Mendoza Chardonnay – Barrel Fermented, a wine that captures the essence of its origin while showcasing the transformative power of barrel fermentation and aging. It is a testament to the dedication and craftsmanship that defines the Enrique Mendoza winery, inviting connoisseurs and casual wine lovers alike to experience the depth and elegance of Spanish Chardonnay at its finest.

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