Wine Cono Sur, "Tocornal" Chardonnay, Central Valley DO, 2016
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Straw yellow color with golden tints.
Perfectly balanced wine with a clean, fresh, "crispy" taste with bright colors, which take up the tropical fruits. Long aftertaste gives a feeling of freshness.
Fresh aroma of the wine consists of a set of notes of tropical fruits, sweet vanilla and field grasses.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, but also suitable for light meals, vegetable salads and snacks.
Tocornal Chardonnay - this delightful white wine, which is made from Chardonnay juicy berries. Fresh, clean and flavorful - it is a perfect aperitif, which is suitable as a wine for every day and for special occasions.
Cono Sur winery was founded in 1993 and less than 10 years has become one of the most successful companies of Chile largest export. Already in the first year of its existence, the company has exported more than 30 thousand bottles of wine. A few years later was acquired property in the Santa Elisa and 300 hectares of vineyards located in the surrounding areas near the age of vines which often exceeds 25 years. Also new was planted grape Viognier (Viognier) and farm Cono Sur was the first to use it to produce new wines in Chile.
Translated "Kona Sur" means "South Park", which is a brief description of the geographical location of the economy. To date, the winery owns 20 vineyards located in all corners of Chile, including Casablanca, Maipo Valley and elsewhere.
In 2004, 10 years after its founding, the company Cono Sur took 4th place in the position of exports of Chilean wines in terms of value and the third-largest. In 2008, the new factory was built specially for the production of wines premium. A lot of attention is paid to the use of new varieties. Contrary to the use of standards in Chile Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere and Merlot, agriculture Cono Sur Pinot Noir is actively using, creating a New World wines in the tradition of Burgundy. This strategy is reflected in the line of wines 20 Barrels Limited Edition and Ocio. Another innovative project was the company line of wines Isla Negra, where as the main varieties used Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Viognier and Shiraz.
Adolfo Hurtado, who is the chief winemaker economy, has twice been awarded the title of best enologist Chile and its wines have won numerous awards at prestigious international exhibitions. For the first 5 years of existence, the company has received more than 150 medals and awards.
"... No dusty bottles and genealogy, only the creation of high-quality wines that will continue to inspire us to a new style, creativity and innovation" - a philosophy that adheres strictly to the company Cono Sur.
Chilean grape variety disappeared from European vineyards in the middle of the 19th century, and appeared only 100 years later. Grapes Carmener ripens later than other varieties for 2-3 weeks, which allows him to reach its full potential. The berries of the last harvest ripen perfectly in a hot climate and go to create wines of a bright ruby color, which are not inferior to drinks from Merlot in the richness of the bouquet's structure, and from Cabernet in softness and richness. The Cono Sur winery and cellar are located in the middle of the Colchagua Valley and are equipped with the latest equipment, which allows you to combine ancient traditions with advanced technologies.