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Torres Gran Viña Sol Chardonnay 2008


Torres Gran Viña Sol Chardonnay 2008

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D.O., Penedès, Spain

Product #: 171660

Price: $14.95

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Drink: 2010-2013

Winery: Torres

Reviewed October 2, 2010

Score: 88/100

Tasting Note: Vintages Wine Panel: Torres adds a dollop of the indigenous Parellada grape to their Chardonnay. The Parellada contributes a nice crisp punch to this round and generous Chard. Torres’ eco initiatives (e.g., the use of lightweight bottles) have garnered them green awards. My note: Wonderfully balanced and tasty! Aromas of green apples, peach, butterscotch and smoke. Nicely balanced. Perfect for Sunday dinner of roast chicken. A steal at this price.

Food matches: planked or smoked salmon, roast chicken

More pairings: chicken: marinated on the grill, chicken: roast, peanut sauce dishes, quiche: asparagus, Salers, turkey, roasted with gravy, vegetables: grilled. More pairings...

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Serving Note: Serve this wine between 55-60 degrees Farenheit or 12-16 degrees Celsius. Tip: If your bottle is at room temperature, put it in ice water for about 30 minutes or in the fridge for about three hours to chill it.

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