CALIXA CHARDONNAY 2021
Mexico’s first Boutique winery selects the best quality Chardonnay grapes from our Estate vineyards to showcase a brightrefreshing wine where a variety of fruit & mineral tones are front & center. Delicious ripe peaches, juicy apricots, tart green applesand sweet pineapple notes come into play with notes of wild honey and herbal chamomile tea. Typical saline notes provide a tasteful backbone. Unoaked. A modern fresh approach to Chardonnay winemaking in every glass.
Serve alongside the “catch of the day”(fresh fish), oysters on the half shell spicyshrimp cocktail, grilled veggies, rotisseriechicken, curried lentils and ceviche.
Guadalupe Valley & Ojos Negros Valley.
A brilliant luminous straw yellow wine withgreen hues surrounding a core of gold.
It is a bright wine on the nose withmedium + intensity. A variety of fruitovertones are front and center. Deliciousripe peaches, juicy apricots, tart greenapples and sweet pineapple notes comeinto play, followed by deeper tones ofacacia honey and herbal chamomile tea.
This wine has a soft attack with refreshingacidity. It is a medium-bodied wine,focused on food pairing capabilities. Themid palate is unctuous with a greatbalance and a long finish. A morecontemporary approach to Chardonnay,focused on food friendliness andrefreshment.
Alcohol content: 12%
Harvest Date: September-October 2020
Harvest sugar: 22-23 Brix
Bottling date: January 2022 Residual sugar: 0.39 g/L
Total acidity: 5.25 g/L PH: 3.4
Extra enological techniques: Bentonite and cold stabilized.
Fermentation: In stainless steel tank for 10-15 days at 75°F, then maceration for one week, racked off gross lees to add malolactic inoculation.