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Code: 010710
Code: 010710

Wine Altos Las Hormigas, Revolver Chardonnay, 2016

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This Burgundy inspired Chardonnay proves that even the unlikeliest regions can produce superb quality wines. This Chardonnay is naturally fermented in concrete eggs, which adds an immensely unique characteristic as the wine stands as a hidden gem.

Characteristics

Serving temperature:
The serving temperature is extremely important and crucial to unlocking the full flavour and aromas of a wine. It is important to remember that each wine has an ideal serving temperature and one temperature is not suitable for all.
12 - 14°C
Light
Full
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic
Pork
Fish
Vegetables
Chicken
Duck
Aged cheese

Wine Style:

White - A Burgundy-inspired Chardonnay with a unique set of Chardonnay traits. A real hidden gem.

Tasting Notes:

The nose shows white flowers, pear, apricot with lifted notes of nutmeg, mace, and flinty mineral quality. The restrained palate shows honeysuckle, pear, toasted almond paste, with light hints of whipped honey butter.

Gastronomy:

Ideal to pair with smoked pork or chicken and vegetarian dishes and light curries.

Vineyards:

This 100% Chardonnay is from a high elevation vineyard in the Gualtallary region of the Uco valley. Planted on alluvial soil with abundant lime-covered rocks.

Ageing method:

50% Concrete Egg and 50% second use french oak barrels

Winemaking process:

Revolver is Burgundy inspired, and the wines are naturally fermented in neutral barrels and concrete eggs.

Interesting notes:

Leonardo Erazo, the winemaker of Altos Las Hormigas, produces a small amount of Chardonnay from a parcel planted on limestone located in Gualtallary in the Uco Valley of Mendoza. As for the reason for the name, Leonardo explained that he wanted something that would show the character of the wine, that would have power. Then he thought of The Beatles, one of his favourite bands, and the Revolver album that meant a break in the band's musical history.

Region:
Mendoza
Producer:
Volume:
0.75L
Vintage:
2016
Alcohol:
12.5%
Appellation
Appellation:
Uco Valley
Ageing tank:
Cement eggs/Oak barrels

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