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2016 Principe de Viana Chardonnay "Barrel-Fermented"

Principe de Viana 2016 Chardonnay

Winery: Principe de Viana

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Barrel-Fermented"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Navarra

State or country: Spain

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: September 22, 2018

Wine Review: This Spanish Chardonnay is a light golden yellow colored. The slightly tropical nose contains some peach, lemon, banana and a hint of vanilla. It has a light to medium body and is very refreshing with zesty acidity. It f features flavors of lemon, peach, cantaloupe, light minerality and light oak. The finish is moderate in length with some citrus notes and spiciness. I would serve this with a crab cake sandwich with garlicky aioli. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: Sustainably-farmed Chardonnay, night-harvested and rigorously selected. Fermented and aged for three months in a mixture of American and French oak. Expressive, bright varietal, with fleshy fruit and some subtle and elegant notes of smoke from the oak aging.

Organic status: not organic

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