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Aquitania, Sol de Sol Chardonnay, Traiguén, Malleco, Chile 2011

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This product is featured in: Five exciting South American white wines.

Aquitania, Sol de Sol Chardonnay, Traiguén, Malleco, Chile 2011

Rating: 19/20pts (96)
Malleco, located about 700km south of Santiago, is a very rainy and cool area. In the late 1990s, Aquitania began to plant Chardonnay there, being one of the pioneers of viticulture in southern Chile. Sol de Sol is a model of a modern Chilean white, with its deep fruit, sharp acidity and soft touches of flint. The oak is perfectly integrated, giving great complexity and depth to the flavours. A wine with great ageing potential.

Price: UK – £19.95 (2010) Stone Vine & Sun, Winety Time. US – $32.99 AstorWines.com*
Drink 2015-2025
Alc 12.5%

Taster: Patricio Tapia

*US stockist information from Wine-Searcher.com