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Marea Chardonnay 2014 Wine Review

Marea Chardonnay 2014

Marea Chardonnay 2014

Leyda Valley, Chile

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Marea

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied with rounded, gloriously rich butterscotch and golden apple aromas. Luscious and voluptuous texture. Pair with roasted chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: chicken cordon bleu, stuffed pork roast, grilled butterflied leg of lamb, pumpkin ravioli.

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This Marea Chardonnay 2014 was reviewed on March 19, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A Chilean Chard with tropical fruit and citrus fragrances. Mouth-watering palate shows tropical guava, light pineapple, lemon and slight mineral, with tropical fruit on the finish.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

I personally enjoyed the flavours more than the aromas in this Chilean Chardonnay. Aromas were a little too flinty but flavours of tropical fruit, fresh cut apple, toffee and the rich palate reformed me. This is a medium(+) bodied Chardonnay with refreshing acidity and a lingering fruit driven finish. Pair this with a creamy pasta sauce, lobster tail, chicken pot pie.
Tasted: February 2016
Produced by Luis Felipe Edwards, this winery is the family's estate by the Pacific Ocean in the Leyda Valley. It's a cool coastal region that creates wines of great freshness and vibrancy. These grapes are hand-picked and fermented with wild indigenous yeasts and no cultured yeast. The wine is first in stainless steel and then new French oak barrels. It undergoes a full malolactic fermentation. - Community Wine Reviews

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