Sunday, 3 May 2020

Luis Felipe Edwards Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2017 Casablanca, Chile

This wine is consistently one of my favourite weekday wines and shows what Chile is capable of at this price point. This would be able to compete with many Chardonnays from the Old World as this is considered to be more of a premium wine but of course a very different style to a Burgundian one. This is widely available for about £11 in the likes of Majestic and Tesco's.
Beautifully balanced with judicious use of oak but the fruit is very different to what you would expect from the Old World - It's tropical fruits like lychee and papaya and off-sweet in some ways - there is certainly no 'steely or flinty minerality' as of Chablis or Macon. A great wine for the price. Drink now. 16/20

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