Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay
The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.
Informations about the Winery Sophenia
The Winery Sophenia is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 35 wines for sale in the of Tupungato to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Tupungato
The wine region of Tupungato is located in the region of Uco Valley of Mendoza of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Catena Zapata or the Domaine Rutini produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Tupungato are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Tupungato often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, slate or ripe blackberries and sometimes also flavors of gooseberry, boysenberries or nutty.
The wine region of Mendoza
Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French Grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentration and intensity. The province Lies on the western edge of Argentina, across the Andes Mountains from Chile.
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The word of the wine: Smoked
Qualifier of smells close to those of smoked food, characteristic, among other things, of the Sauvignon grape variety; hence the name of smoked white given to this variety.