Marcelo Peleriti Signature Chardonay 2017
AWARD: James Suckling 92 points
DIRECTOR AND WINEMAKER: Marcelo Pelleriti
VARIETAL: 100% CHARDONAY 2017
Tunuyán, Valle de Uco, Mendoza. Argentina.
1000 masl (3,200 ft)
Loamy-silty of alluvial origin with gravel in the
subsoil and calcareous deposits.
HARVEST: Hand-picking using small 12 kg plastic boxes.
Selection through double moving belt system
and vibrating sorting table.
WINE-MAKING METHOD: All the elaboration processes are focused on
maintaining freshness and elegance. The
fermentation work is softly carried out and
cooling equipment is used to preserve the subtle
and delicate characteristics of the varietal. No
AGING: 82% of the wine is fermented in stainless steel
tanks without going through oak barrels to
preserve the varietal freshness. 18% ages 6
months in French Oak barrels (1st and2nd use) in
order to increase its complexity and persistence.
TEMPERATURE: Serve between 8°-10° C (46°-50°F)