Maipe Chardonnay
Casir dos Santos
Argentina - Mendoza    - Maipu Valley

Maipe means "Lord of the Wind" in Quechua. The Andean people still invoke his name to clear the skies after a heavy rain, or to temper the summer heat.

Brilliant yellow golden color with green hints. The wine is crisp and filled with white peach, pear, green apples flavors, toasty vanilla. An elegant and luscious wine, well-balanced, with a crisp and long finish.

Maipu Valley
Wine Type
85% Chardonnay, 15% Viognier
Manual harvest. 5 hour maceration on skins in temperature controlled steel vats; fermentation with selected yeasts at 14°-16°C; 30% malolactic fermentation.
30% was aged in French oak barrels.

creamy soups, pork, veal, vegetables.

Producer Information: Casir dos Santos

Founded in 1862, Casir dos Santos is one of the oldest wineries still operating in Argentina. The winery produces wine from the Uco Valley, Lujan de Cuyo and Maipu.

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