Altara Blanco 2016 750mlVina Santa Marina
Altara Blanco 2016
Montúa or Chelva is a variety of white grape (Vitis Vinifera). Other names with which it is known is Chelva de Cebreros, Chelva de Guareña, Mantúo, Montuo, and Villanueva. Grown in Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha and Castilla y León, Ribera del Guadiana and Jerez appellations of origin.
Viognier is a white grape from the Rhone Valley in France. Outside of France Viognier can be found in other European countries and in the New World.
Like the chardonnay, Viognier has the potential to produce wines with body and soft character. Unlike Chardonnay, Viognier varietal has more natural aromas, among which are notes of peach, pear, violet and minerals.
Tasting notes: Intense yellow color, characteristic aromas that gives it an original and expressive nose of peach, melon, honey and a touch of earth. On the palate it is easy drinking, balanced, fresh and fruity with a long silky graceful finish. Flavors of honeydew melon, apricot, spices and cream.
Varietal: 80% Montúa (Chelva), 20% Viognier
Region: Vino de la Tierra de Extremadura
Pairing: Nuts, snacks, cheeses, light pastas, rice dishes, fish and shellfish
Vinification and aging: Select grapes are hand picked and sorted. Stainless cold fermentation and maturation before blending and bottling.
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