Luca G-Lot Chardonnay 2019
This bottle of Chardonnay has a beautiful pale-gold colour with enticing aroms of mix melon, tropical fruit, vanilla and woody aromas that is balanced with a touch of creaminess. The aroma of spices also carry through the palate, joined by a hint of spiced pear and stony flavour. A taste of a perfectly blended new world and old world Chardonnay.
100% Chardonnay from 85% barrel-fermented with indigenous yeast, 15% from tanks fermented at very low temperature. 60% Malolactic fermentation. 85% aged in 25% new oak and 65% 2nd use oak barrels. Fermented at very low temperatures.
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
A smooth mix of melon, tropical fruit, vanilla and woody aromas open this high-elevation, mostly barrel-fermented Chardonnay that’s balanced yet a touch creamy in feel. Light oak, buttered white-bread toast and subtle white-fruit flavors are short on a plump finish.
A delicious, creamy white with lemon-rind, dried-apple and pear character. Medium to full body, with energetic acidity and a polished finish. Drink or hold.
The 2019 G Lot Chardonnay was produced with grapes from a plot in the Adrianna vineyard that was planted in Gualtallary in 1992 at almost 1,500 meters above sea level. This fermented in 500-liter oak barrels, 25% of them new, where it matured for one year. It has a classical nose of barrel-fermented Chardonnay, with spicy, smoky and toasty notes from the barrels combined with white fruit and flowers. The palate is sharp and austere, combining freshness and structure, creamy oak and chalky minerality.
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Big and rich, with a luscious allure to the ripe apple and creamy baked pear flavors filled with concentrated spice and pastry accents. Savory hints on the firm and well-structured finish.
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