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Santa Carolina Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Santa Carolina Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2016

Santa Carolina Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2016

LimarĂ­ Valley D.O., Chile

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Santa Carolina

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Stunning quality, taste and richness for this price point! Rich, toasted almonds wrap around a core of green apple vibrancy in this Chilean white wine made from Chardonnay grapes. Balanced and luscious, with loads of hedonistic happiness. This is an amazing party wine and it also works well for dinner parties. Finished with buttered toast and apple-nut aromas. A terrific and well-priced Chilean Chardonnay with toasty oak, tropical tree fruit and green apple aromas. Pair with veal.

Chardonnay food pairings: crab cakes, roast pork, prawn bisque, cheese fondue, stuffed chicken breast, roast turkey.

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This Santa Carolina Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on November 24, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A very happy wine discovery in this Chilean Chard from Limarí Valley D.O.! All the Chard elements - tropical fruit, apple, buttered toast, citrus lemon - with excellent balance, structure and acidity, making it a big crowd-pleaser. Especially when you see the price! Buy more than one bottle to share with friends over the holidays, paired with your favourite seafood or roast chicken dishes.
Tasted Nov. 2018
Santa Carolina Gran Reserva 2016 is a rich, dry and superbly balanced Chardonnay from the LimarĂ­ Valley wine region. From a well-known producer, this Chardonnay is consistent with its ripe pear, apple and gentle tropical and toasty flavours on the palate. Great value here, pair with grilled chicken breasts. - Community Wine Reviews

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