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De Martino Reserva "347 Vineyard" Chardonnay

2016 | Chile | Limari Valley 750 ml | 14.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Peach
  • Passionfruit
  • Toasted bread
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Its also
  • Ecological
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    Description

    About De Martino

    De Martino winery was founded in 1934 by Pietro De Martino Pascualone, who arrived to Chile from Italy in search of a place to satisfy his passion for winemaking. Today, the third and fourth generations of the De Martino family now work in the winery to maintains its dynamism, family tradition, and the adventurous, pioneering spirit of the De Martino family. 

    As well as achieving the highest levels of quality in its production of world class wines, through its environmental policy De Martino has established a commitment to always respect and protect the environment. It is second large producer of organic wines in Chile since 1997.

    They farm their vineyards using 100% sustainable and organic methods and were judged Chile's Best Winery in 2011.

    347 Vineyards

    347 Vineyards are single variety wines, composed by carefully selected parcels of fruit from different sub- regions of a particular valley.The result, a multi- dimensional wine, a fusion of unique character. A concept that reflects Chile’s diversity and De Martino’s spirit to produce wines of origin. This wine has been produced with wild yeast to preserve the original character of the vineyards.

    Tasting notes

    This wine is composed of carefully selected parcels of fruit from different vineyards within the Limari Valley, creating a fusion of unique characteristics. The nose provides aromas of ripe tropical fruits which leads to smooth & balanced palate with a medium level of oak.

    Variety Description

    Chardonnay

    Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand.The Chardonnay grape itself is very neutral, with many of the flavors commonly associated with the grape being derived from such influences as terroir and oak. It is vinified in many different styles, from the lean, crisply mineral wines of Chablis, France to New World wines with oak, and tropical fruit flavors.

    Country Description

    Chile

    The climate in Chile has been described as midway between that of California and France with the most common grapes grown being Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenère. Other wine varieties include Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Cabernet franc, Pinot noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera, Malbec, and Carignan. White wine varieties include Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Sauvignon vert, Sémillon, Riesling, Viognier, Torontel, Pedro Ximénez, Gewürztraminer and Muscat of Alexandria. The climate is varied with the northern regions being very hot and dry compared to the cooler, wetter regions in the south.

    Region Description

    Limari Valley

    The Limari Valley is seen as the most exciting and innovative wine-producing region in Chile. It is located 400 Km to the north of Santiago and only 20 km from the Pacific Ocean. Great natural phenomena seem to converge here with not only the ocean, but also the arid Atacama Desert and the Andes Mountains all close by.