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Vina Cobos, Felino Chardonnay 2019

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Tasting Note

A bright yellow colour with delicate green tones. On the nose there are sweet aromas of white flowers, peach and tropical fruit harmonised with butter and toasted bread. Intense and refreshing with good acidity to balance out the rich body and a long finish.

Perfect with seared or roast shellfish like lobster and scallops.

Producer Info

In 1989, Paul Hobbs visited Mendoza for the first time. Driving over the Andes from Chile with his longstanding friend Jorge Catena, brother of the famous Nicolas Catena, he fell in love with the place, the people, but also with the potential to make great wine.

He began experimenting with wild fermented Chardonnay and then with the variety that would become Argentina's calling card - Malbec. His first 10 barrel vintage of Malbec persuaded the American press of the potential of this grape. Paul established his own winery, Viña Cobos, in 1999 and 20 years later, Paul continues to make wines that are authentic expressions of the terroir from which they come. In an exploration of the different terroirs across Mendoza Paul looks for the most distinguished regions in Luján de Cuyo and Valle de Uco to produce wines that uniquely express their origins. The winery’s elegant and balanced wines are a result of meticulous vineyard farming and utmost respect for terroir.

This Chardonnay was whole cluster pressed and fermented using natural yeasts. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel again using native yeasts. Only part of the wine is barrel aged while the remainder of the wine was aged in steel tanks.

This wine is suitable for consumption by Vegetarians and Vegans.

This wine has been produced using a sustainable process.

Argentina, Mendoza

Chardonnay

14.50%

75cl

Vegan

Shell Fish

Dry

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