Wine Trapiche, "Oak Cask" Chardonnay, 2009
Wine pure golden color with greenish reflections.
Taste wine - rich, rounded, balanced, with good structure, velvety tannins and a long finish with oak nuances.
The rich aroma of the wine reveals notes of apple pie and toast, which blend harmoniously with hints of oak, caramel and colors.
Wine matches perfectly with fish, seafood, pasta with white sauces, fresh cheese and fruit.
Exceptional climatic conditions, extraordinary alpine location of vineyards and incredible experience of winemaker Daniel Pi possible to create a series of wine "Oak Cask", which embodied the spirit of towering Andes and the proud. Guided by the power and authority of the majestic condor, which is the national symbol of Argentina, the company Trapiche constantly strive for excellence, creating a wine worthy personify all of South America!
Wine "Oak Cask" Chardonnay is made from grapes of Chardonnay, which is well caught on the high-desert areas of the Andes in the province of Mendoza. Throughout the season, collecting crop harvested at different times. Thus, some berries going early enough to keep clean and fresh acidity characteristics. The rest of the Chardonnay is collected at the end of the season, when the berries have gained absolute maturity and are ready to give the wine taste richness and wealth. After cooling, the juice undergoes fermentation in small containers. Then the wine is aged in small French oak barrels to enhance the complexity and unique taste.
Winemakers of Trapiche also experimenting with a new philosophy - Bio-dynamics based on biological and ecological agricultural practices. This approach supports all that is natural in nature, and prohibits the use of chemicals and other products, in order to maintain the balance of the ecosystem, to achieve bio-diversity and the recovery of activity of bacteria in soils. The only fertilizer that allows Bio-dynamics, it is plant and animal waste from bio-dynamic farm.
Trapiche is a leading exporter of premium Argentine wines. It was founded by an Argentine politician and businessman Tiburcio Benegas in 1883 as a small distillery "El Trapiche", whose territory is occupied only 6.5 hectares. Today farm owned investment company "Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette". In 2004 and 2008, the competition "International Wine and Spirit Competition" Trapiche farm was recognized "Manufacturer of the Year" ("Argentinian wine producer of the year"). For several years (2007-2009) Pair awarded nomination "Hot Brand" by the magazine Impact Magazine's. Trapiche wines constantly awarded the nomination "Value Brands of the Year" from the "Wine & Spirits Magazine".