Sommos Colección Chardonnay
SOMMOS Collection Chardonnay. An exquisitely complex wine with remarkable varietal notes complemented by craftsman winemaking and ageing in oak.
Single cordon trellis vineyard with drip irrigation. A canopy at 1.5 m and cover crop increase competition for water, which results in small, loose clusters with highly concentrated berries. Exposure during the sun’s most intense hours is naturally prevented by the northeast-southwest orientation.
Slightly sloping clay loam with moderate silt content featuring significant organic material as well as salts and abundant gypsum.
THE WINEMAKING PROCESS
The grapes harvested by hand under the morning sun were immediately delivered to a pneumatic vertical press. Racking harnessed the flow of gravity to transfer must into new barrels, where alcoholic fermentation took place, followed by two months of malolactic fermentation.
The wine was aged for twelve months in selected medium-toasted French oak barrels.
Colour: Golden with a light greenish rim.
Nose: Yellow tropical fruits with subtle hazelnut and vanilla toasted notes.
Taste: Smooth and balanced with long-lasting acidity and a persistent finish. Complex and elegant.
Ideally served at a temperature: 10º to 12º C.