This Mendoza Chardonnay goes well with crab or seafood, with the oak more pronounced when paired with food.
Colour: Medium lemon color
Aroma: Aromas of white flesh fruits and smoky oak
Palate: On the palate flavors of ripe apple, pear and sweet citrus with vanilla spice, creamy with buttery notes. Medium finish ending with wet stone, toasty oak and sweet spice.
Grape Varieties: 100% Chardonnay
Aging: 80% of the wine is aged in old barrels for 1 year
History of Luca
Laura Catena has a vision of creating a new breed of Argentina wines: small quantities, artisan quality, and true to their individual terroirs. Laura Catena is a fourth generation winemaker, daughter of Nicolas Catena, 2009 Decanter Man of the Year. In 1999, Laura Catena founded LUCA winery to explore the quality potential of small old vine family owned vineyards in the Uco Valley region of Mendoza. They are the ultimate expression of rigorous vineyard management, viticultural experimentation, strict irrigation controls, skilled winemaking, and a quest for quality at any cost.