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Date Printed: 11/24/2014
Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2008
Errazuriz Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2008
(search item no. 102236)
screw cap wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 11/24/2014: $21.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 James Suckling rating: 95 points
2013 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2013 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 94 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Light yellow in color, with tremendously attractive, complex aromas. The complex, multi-layered nose combines mineral notes with expressive tropical fruits. The effect is fresh and elegant, with toasted notes from oak ageing. The palate features bright acidity that balances the lush and creamy texture that resulted through its malolactic fermentation. Ends with a long, lingering, and pleasing finish.
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About Errazuriz:

Don Maximiano Errazuriz founded ViƱa Errazuriz in 1870 in the Aconcagua Valley, north of Santiago. This valley has cool, rainy winters, hot, dry summers and moist Pacific Ocean breezes--ideal for growing grapes. Don Maximiano sent for the finest clones from France and with tenacity and perseverance transformed this barren land into a world-class vineyard. Today, the tradition of quality lives on with Don Maximiano's descendant, Eduardo Chadwick--the fifth generation of his family to be involved in the wine business. Eduardo has overseen the modernization of the winemaking technology at this historic estate while maintaining a distinct identity for its wines, dedicated to producing estate grown wines of superior quality.