Legend of Dracula Chardonnay 2015

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Legend of Dracula Chardonnay 2015

£11.45

Only 8 left in stock

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

  • Variety: 100% Chardonnay
  • Appelation: Dealurile Munteniei GI
  • Vintage: 2015
  • Yield: 5400 kg/ha
  • Oak aging: no
  • Alcohol content (vol%): 13,0

ORIGIN: The wine is prepared entirely from grapes of Chardonnay variety coming from the Dealu Mare which is the homeland of red wines in Romania, the seventh largest country producer of grapes in the world.

WINE MAKING PROCESS: Carefully harvested, the 5 French clones of Chardonnay grapes were pressed and cold settled, with 2-3 h skin contact to extract tropical flavours and aromas. Both neutral and aromatic yeast strains were used, along with cool fermentation temperatures, which assisted in savoring the aromatics and preserving the freshness of the wine. Various parcels were left on yeast lees to undergone malolactic fermentation, while others were immediately racked. The wines were then blended and gently fined before being bottled.

TASTING: Bright pale yellow with a floral aroma and nuances of citrics. Fresh, with a good balance between the acidity and the round ness, smooth body and long aftertaste. It is recommended to be served at 6-8°C, along with fish and sea foods, Asian dishes, appetizers as well as chicken meal and white sauce plates.

Only 8 left in stock

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Legend of Dracula

The Legend of Dracula begins in 1431, in Sighisoara, Transylvania, a region known for the picturesque beauty of the Carpathians.

Dracula makes a vow in order to become immortal and therefore becomes the most famous vampire who inspired hundreds of writers and directors.

Asleep for several centuries, Dracula returns to life, to tell his real story and to seek his lost love.

VINEYARD: Dealu Mare vineyards make up the most compact Romanian viticulture area (about 14,500 hectares). The climate is temperate continental with cold winters and hot summers, with average annual solar radiation of 125 kcal/cm², average annual temperatures of 10°C heat amplitude monthly average of 24°C and an absolute magnitude of extremes over 70°C. An average of 2200 sunshine hours from which 1635 are in warm semester. The annual amount of warm and heat is over 4000 degrees. Annual rainfall is around 500-550 mm mainly in winter-spring period.

WINEMAKER: This wine is produced by a famous Romania winemaker Aurelia Visinescu, known for her wines witch reflects the character of the wine variety with strong influence of the terroir. Her enthusiasm for winemaking knowledge and the story behind every harvest turned into passion which Aurelia has been nourishing for more than 20 years. Her native curiosity, the will to know and the experience achieved in time brought Aurelia international recognition.The wines bearing Aurelia Visinescu signature are special wines, with personality; they are made with care, dedication and artistry.

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