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Tara Ventisquero Chardonnay Unfiltered Atacama Valley Chile 2020 750ml

SKU: 210000056096 ISBN: 852238001744
$42.99
90+

Wine Information:

Country: Chile

Region: Atacama

Appellation: Atacama Valley

Variety: Chardonnay

$42.99
 

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Tim Atkin 96 points 96 Points Tim Atkin MW " One of the great Chardonnays of South America - and, indeed, the southern hemisphere - this owes as much to the wines of Jura and Jerez as it does to those of Burgundy. Waxy, leesy and very lightly wooded, with notes of fresh bread and rock salt, some tannic grip from skin contact and layers of citrus peel and grapefruit." 94 points Descorchados "A combination of the two vineyards that Ventisquero has in Huasco, Loncomilla and Nicolasa, both strongly influenced by the presence of the sea breezes, the "camanchaca" fog that spreads out into the valley, providing humidity in a desert landscape. This has the minerality of the place, the way in which the acidity moves through the palate, accompanied by ripe white fruits and earthy, mineral tones that give it a touch of complexity. A chardonnay strongly influenced by its place."