ADRIANNA VINEYARD WHITE STONES CHARDONNAY
White Stones "Piedras Blancas" is the name of a small plot of the Adrianna vineyard. Its name refers to the composition of the soil that has abundant presence of white oval stones, covered with gravel. The stony soil prevents deep root growth, providing optimal drainage conditions. This soil, poor in organic matter, helps the vines better withstand stress conditions.
Fermentation: 100% in 225-liter French oak barrels and 500-liter French oak roll-fermentors.
Max. Temp. Fermentation: 16ºC for a period of 45 to 95 days.
Aging: 12 to 16 months in oak barrels with battonage regime
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Total Acidity: 7.9 grams / liter
Main Descriptors: Its aroma refers to lively citrus notes, with flavors of pear, apple and subtle floral hints. Final with a strong mineral side.
Adrianna Vineyard: Gualtallary, Tupungato Alto, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Plot Name: White Stones
Plot Area: 2.5 hectares
Soil Composition: Alluvial origin, settled on the old bed of a river, extremely low in nutrients.
Altitude: 1,450 m
CELLAR: Catena Zapata
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