£26.95/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
It smells of dried fruits and nuts (hazelnuts and almond skin) and crystallized fruit. On the palate, the salinity of the biological ageing comes through subtly on a base of candied citrus fruits and the odd shy tropical hint. Lactic and toasty notes envelop an elegant, full and atypical wine which deserves a thorough tasting, perhaps with a sole meunière or a good creamy goat's or sheep's cheese.
Drinking and storing
Sole a la meuniere / Sheep cheese / Goat's cheese
Ratings and awards
El Enemigo Chardonnay ferments with wild yeasts and rests in barrels, under a cap of flor yeast in some of them, evolving and transforming at ease.
|Type of wood
Obtained from vines planted at an altitude of 1,500 metres on the calcareous soils of Tupungato.
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