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2017 Zuccardi Chardonnay "Fosil"

Zuccardi 2017 Fosil Chardonnay

Winery: Zuccardi

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Fosil"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Uco Valley

State or country: Argentina

Price: $60

Cases produced: 217

KWG Score: 93 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: December 10, 2019

Wine Review: This faint straw-colored Chardonnay from Argentina is very good. It opens with faint oak and pear bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied and delicate with well-managed pleasant acidity. The flavor profile is a gentle lemon with notes of white tea and white peach. I also detected a hint of golden delicious apple. The finish is dry and refreshing for a Chard. This Chard is food friendly and would pair well with pan-seared scallops with a lemon butter sauce. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Aroma: Aromas of spiced apple and butterscotch.
Flavor: A high-energy palate comes straight from the terroir. Lightly buttery baked apple and peach flavors are pure and steady on a firm, balanced finish.

Organic status: not organic

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