Wine Villard Estate Expression Reserve Chardonnay, 2007
The wine has excellent color with a predominance of lemon hue.
The taste of wine is very diverse and contains oat and nut tones, but with a longer shutter speed appears oiliness and taste of tropical fruits.
Mild aroma of the wine combines ripe fruit, subtle notes of lemon and odors introduced by fermentation and aging in French oak.
Served to seafood cream sauce, shrimp, crab, lobster. Goes well with turkey meat, pork and chicken.
Villard Estate Expression Reserve Chardonnay - great Chilean white wine made from Chardonnay grown in Casablanca Valley, the wine shows delightful aroma with hints of fruit and flavor with nutty and fruity nuances.
Awards and ratings:
- Vintage 2004: The 88 balls from Descorchados, 91+ points from The Wine Messenger;
- Vintage 2000 Silver medal at the Chardonnay du Monde;
- Vintage 1999: Silver medal at the competition International Wine Challenge;
- Vintage 1997: Silver Medal at the International Wine Challenge;
- Vintage 1996: Bronze Medal International Wine Challenge.
Villard Estate Company was founded in 1989 by Frenchman Thierry Villars. The winery is located in Chile, in the valley of Casablanca. It is considered the best place for wine production. Thierry Villard himself spoke of the valley: "I chose Casablanca, as an exceptional terroir Valley meets all my requirements: it gives an excellent, elegant wines that express how my own vision of wine, and unique features of Casablanca."
Thanks to the local climate with plenty of sunshine and cool sea breezes, the grapes need more time to mature as a result of the berries become saturated and aromatic. Compared with other Chilean wineries, Villars Estate is not very large in area, only 23 hectares, therefore, low yield can be more thoroughly and efficiently process and as a result get a quality product. During the development of the winery has received worldwide recognition, and its founder, being an expert on aging in barrels of wine, imported oak barrels in the South American wineries.