Wine Vina Carta Vieja, "Aves del Sur" Chardonnay Reserva, Central Valley, 2013
Wine bright golden-yellow color with greenish highlights.
The taste of wine is soft, abundant, generous, well-balanced, with fruity hints, pleasant acidity and resistant finish.
Intense aroma of wine reveals notes of ripe peaches and apricots, hints of banana, attractive vanilla notes, creamy nuances and overtones of dried fruit.
The wine is the perfect accompaniment fish dishes and white meat, soups with seafood and shellfish, cheeses.
The range of wines "Aves del Sur" is dedicated to the unique fauna of Chile. On the labels of wines depict the birds living in the Central Valley, which symbolize the spirit of freedom, independence, and ease of youth. These qualities winemakers are trying to bring to their wines.
Dry white wine "Aves del Sur" Chardonnay Reserva is made from grapes grown in the Maule Valley. Grapes are planted at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. Due to extreme temperatures - hot days and cold nights - the grapes reach a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. The wine is kept 10 months in French oak barrels and 3 months in bottles.
Wine label "Aves del Sur" Reserva Chardonnay is decorated with an image of quail.
Family winery Vina Carta Vieja was founded in 1825 by Carlos Alberto Pedrigalom, who came to Chile from Spanish Asturias. Attracted by the unique climate of the site "Lonkomilla" in the Maule Valley, where justified Pedrigal vineyards, which vines planted European varieties. Since then, eight generations of family Pedrigal engaged in growing grapes and producing wine. This winemakers adhere to established traditions, combining them with innovative modern technologies.
Today, Viña Vieja map is the flagship of Chilean wine thanks to the production of a wide variety of wines - from dining to high-quality vintage. However, many wines are made from grapes grown on old vines. The median age of these some 85 years.