Ópera Prima Chardonnay

General Information

Wine type: White

Grape: Chardonnay, the world’s most prolific white varietals

Vineyard

La Mancha is the largest vineyard in the world, occupying 50% of Spain’s vineyards. The winery has an annual production capacity of 100 million litres and an ageing cellar for 10,000 barrels. The production rate is 250 million litres per year and there is storage capacity for more than 160 million litres.

Winemaking

The winemaking process begins with selection of the finest Chardonnay grapes. The must is then obtained after a cold maceration at 10°C in stainless steel tanks. It is then clarified and fermented at 16°C with selected yeasts. Once fermentation is complete, the wine is decanted to separate it from the lees and undergoes several days at negative temperatures to stabilise and preserve the freshness.

Tasting Notes:

This clean and bright Chardonnay has an attractive tonality and a fresh scent on the nose, with a complex compendium of tropical fruits. On the palate, it is fresh with well-balanced acidity and hints of the sensations obtained in the olfactory phase.

Pairings

This Chardonnay pairs especially well with seafood, rice, and fresh or semi-cured cheese.

We recommend serving very cold, between 4–6°C.

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