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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Cellar Notes: Calivista Wines Chardonnay 2019

Date Wine Consumed: 4/29/2020                                       Type: White Still

Country: Argentina                         State/Region: Mendoza

Brand Name: CaliVista Wines

Vintage: 2019                                  Alcohol %: 13.3%        Price: $8.95

Grape Varietal: Chardonnay

Had Where: Home

        Clarity: Clear
        Brightness: Bright
        Concentration: Pale
        White Wine Color: Light straw

        Describe: Astringent, slightly medicinal, plastic smell?, citrusy, lemon, pineapple?

        Body: Light
        Sweetness: Dry
        Fruit(s): Pineapple
        Fruit Condition: Tart, slight pith
        Acidity: Mouth watering
        Tannins: N/A
        Other Information: Astringent

        Aftertaste: Faint-Medium, leaning more toward medium
        Finish: Medium
        Balanced/Unbalanced: Unbalanced, just slightly

What types of food/cuisine would you recommend with this wine

Your Rating: 5/10
        Reason: The astringent taste not my favorite. Had an initial weird funky smell. Prickly feeling on my tongue.

Additional Notes: Screw cap. Purchased from Empire Wine. 

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