Founded in 1892, Casa Silva is 100% owned and managed by the Silva Family, a family whose origins are from the heart of the Colchagua valley and they fiercely transfer the pride of their roots, respect for nature and the people of the Colchagua to the rest of the world.
100% Chardonnay from the Colchagua Valley, Chile
Granitic soils with presence of red clay and quartz gravel at Fundo Paredones, cold coast of the Colchagua Valley. Only 9kms from the Pacific Ocean, the farm has a strong influence of the Humboldt current, with summer temperatures of maximum 25 o C on average.
100% hand picked.The grapes are entered into cold chambers until they reach 3°C. Manual selection of clusters and whole cluster pressing. Finally the overflow is done by natural decantation and fermentation with temperatures from 14-15°C for 21 days. 30% of this wine finished its fermentation in French barrels for 3 months. Management of lees 2 times a week until one week before bottling. 70% Stainless Steel, 30% in French barrel.
Faint greenish yellow. Complex aromas of citrus, minerals, notes to grapefruit, palm honey and light clove notes through the barrel. Powerful acidity, very balanced on the palate, with structure and honeyed character, Elegant and pleasant finish.
Fab with a chicken Sunday roast (or Quorn equivalent) – don’t forget to pile on the veg!