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Marichal Chardonnay 2012 (5 x 750mL), Canelones, Uruguay.

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Condition: Cellared

Buyers premium: 17.50%

Lot Number: 0025-2475138

Part of Sale: Buenos días from Spain & Southern Cone Ft. High Rated Wines

GST: Inclusive

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

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RRP $34.99
$4.80
per bottle
$24
per case

Quantity Available: 1

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Closed: 26/08/2019 8.00 PM AEST

Overview

Marichal Chardonnay 2012 (5 x 750mL), Canelones, Uruguay.

Uruguay is lesser known for it`s white wines yet produces exceptionally fine, white wines. This Chardonnay is attractive fresh fruits on the nose. On the palate it is both delicate and full bodied with a perfect balance between fresh acidity and ripeness.

Food Matching: Enjoy as an aperitif or with salads, white meat and poultry dishes, even those with creamy sauces.

Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay

Region: Canelones, Uruguay

Vineyard: Etchevarriía Vineyards

Age of the Vineyard: Vines planted in 1998

Time of Harvest: Last week of February

Altitude: Only 30m above sea level

Harvest Method: Hand-picked

Viticulture & Winemaking: Grapes are hand picked in 18kg boxes and promptly taken in small cases into the winery. Marichal produces two different kinds of Chardonnay pursuing two different objectives. This expression is a fresh, young, and unoaked style. Upon careful selection of the bunches, they are destemmed and crushed into tanks. Pre-fermentative cold maceration may last from 4 to 8 hours. The first must is drained off the skins into a concrete vat. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature with selected yeasts until the wine is completely dry. The process of moving the sediments after fermentation is closely watched as they are looking for body/ mouthfeel, matching the fresh acidity and fruity character of the young Chardonnay. The wine is clarified and filtered then, it is bottled in Burgundy bottles.

Oak Ageing: No oak.

Winemaker: Juan Andrés and Alejandro Marichal

Alcohol: 13.0% vol.

Volume: 750ml

Residual Sugar: 1.8 gr/ litre

Standard Drinks: 7.7

Best Served: 8°-10°

Cellaring: Ready to drink now. (260512-73)

State:
Imported
Country:
Uruguay
Vintage
2012
Grape Style
Chardonnay

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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
A.S - Sherwood QLD25/08/2019 7.49.48 PM AESTAU $24 11
d.s - hillsdale NSW24/08/2019 8.36.53 PM AESTAU $19 10
D.G - Watson ACT23/08/2019 1.48.30 PM AESTAU $14 10
M.L - Canterbury VIC23/08/2019 8.32.05 AM AESTAU $9 10
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