Chardonnay 2017

EL ENEMIGO

Chardonnay
2017

$37.73*

* Suggested retail price

46 case(s) available

Product code
178470
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Dénomination origine (DOC)
Region
Mendoza
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay
Color
White
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Winery's website

About this winery

El Enemigo, “the enemy”. The struggle that most defines us in our lives is the one that we wage with our selves. We are all our own worst enemies. This is the credo behind the name on the label. The wines of El Enemigo are enigmatic, charismatic, and verging on iconoclastic. In that way the wines reflect their maker, Alejandro Vigil, an almost Picasso-like personality. “Ale”, as he is known, is the head winemaker at the iconic Bodega Catena Zapata, but he has many loves. He consults,...

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Notes about product

Grapes sourced from the Gualtallary and Tupungato vineyards, at elevations between 1400m - 1500m (4593ft - 4921ft).

Winemaking notes

Fermented using wild yeast under controlled temperatures for 40 days. Aged 9 months in French oak (35% new).

Press reviews

James Suckling

- 98 points -

TOP 100 WINES OF 2019

December 2019

A tight and beautiful white with a dense palate of beautiful, ripe lemons and apples. Layered and refined with phenolic tension. Complex yeast and hints of oak and flor. Full body. Great length. 80 per cent flor-growth in barrel.

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