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Don Pascual Merlot

Varieties: Chardonnay 100%

Kilograms per hectare: 10,000

Hectolitres per hectare: 60-65

Region: Juanicó

Soil type: Chalky – clay


~ Temperate with ocean influences

~ Mean annual temperature of 16.6° C. (62° F.)

~ Seasons clearly marked with warm summers and cool winters

Winemaking Method:

~ Grapes are hand picked in the early hours

~ Juice is extracted by pneumatic press and immediately chilled to +5°C

~ Musts and skins separated

~ Juice then fermented using selected yeasts between 14°C and 16°C for 10 to 12 days

Winemaker´s Notes:

Delicate pale gold colour

Nose: Intense and fresh aromas of peaches and tropical fruit accentuating floral aromas and hints of toast and honey.

Palate: Great structure and long finish also with notes of peaches, tropical fruit and honey.

Serving temperature: 6° to 9° C. (43° to 48° F.)

Food pairings: Aperitif or to accompany white meats, fish, shellfish, blue and cream cheese.

Also available in 375 ml