Wine Matetic, "EQ" Chardonnay, San Antonio DO, 2008
Wine golden straw color.
Taste wines mature, refined, concentrated, excellent acidity gives it a clean and fresh structure. Notes of spice and caramel blend with fruity tones, flowing into a long finish.
In the bright fragrant bouquet of wine is dominated by notes of mango, apple, custard, papaya and peach, mixed with hints of tea.
Wine is recommended to combine with fish, white meat, seafood, pasta and some types of cheese.
Grapes for wine "EQ" Chardonnay grown in two vineyards located very close to the winery. One is the north, and the other - the south-western exposure. In both areas of soil on the surface structure of the clay and sand with good porosity - at depth. Grape, which is grown in the north, reaches maturity earlier and develops aromas of honey, tea and exotic fruits, while the southwest slowly matures, showing more mineral character and excellent acidity. Natural harvest is limited to one kilogram with vines to provide greater concentration wort. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in French oak barrels, of which only 27% - new. Native yeast and different types of selected yeasts for fermentation increases the complexity of the final blend. The wine remained in barrels for 9 months, undergoing periodic mixing of fine sediment to combine the effect of wood and extraction of flavonoids in the taste of the wine.
Wine "Ikyu" Chardonnay 2008 won a silver medal in the contest "Decanter World Wine Awards" in 2010.
Matetic - one of the best wine estates Chile, which is spread over a vast territory in the hilly terrain. Family Matetik - Croatian origin, but living in Chile for more than 100 years. They were engaged in raising sheep and cattle breeding. But in 1999, purchased the land in the valley of Rosario in San Antonio with the ideal climatic and topographical conditions for the cultivation of red and white grapes, just 20 kilometers from the sea, with a very high daily temperature fluctuations. In 2004, the winery was built, which currently processes more than 300,000 liters of wine. The vineyards are certified and follow biodynamic practices that wine Matetik ranked among the best in Chile and helped gain recognition around the world. With a firm belief in the importance of a strong team of professionals for leadership at every stage - from growing the grapes to make wine - the family Matetik working with the professionals to achieve the best results. Their wines are quickly becoming known. A varied selection of exciting wines that express the characteristics of the terroir is different remarkable quality.