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Rubus Chardonnay Colchagua Valley
Rubus Project
Chile - Colchagua Valley

The Rubus Project was created by Fran Kysela as a way to source & sell incredible wines at value prices. All wines in this international project are hand-selected by Fran Kysela. Rubus wines are fruit driven, true-to-type values that over deliver - a true representation of quality for the consumer at an excellent price.

Sourced from the Colchagua Valley, characterized by its steep slopes of well-drained granite soils and irrigated by the Tinguiririca River, which bring clear melt water from the Andes. Sauvignon Blanc is grown in the cooler Western part of the valley, while this Chardonnay is coming from the warmer Eastern side.

Attractive yellow color with some green tones. Its intense varietal character reminds one of ripe tropical fruits such as banana and pineapple, with notes of melon and honey well harmonized with oak. It also has a distinctive mineral character typical of the Colchagua Valley. On the finish, it is full, rich with just enough toast and vanilla flavors to compliment food. 

Specifications
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Chardonnay
Vinification
Grapes are harvested in the morning to avoid high temperatures & gently pressed at the winery. 25% of the wine aged American oak barrels for 3 months. The blend is clarified, cold stabilized and filtered. Right before bottling, the wine goes through an online filtration system (plate and sterile membrane) to ensure microbiological stability.
Pairings

delicious with pasta, fish, seafood and mild cheeses, or on its own as an aperitif.

Reviews and News

2019 Rubus Chardonnay Colchagua Valley - 87 PTS - BTI

2019 Rubus Chardonnay Colchagua Valley - 87 PTS - BTI

bti silver 2021 b"Golden yellow color. Oaky, buttery aromas and flavors of starfruit, pineapple sorbet, buttercream, and caramel with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a warming, brisk finish that exhibits notes of toasty pastries with coating tannins and no oak flavor. A clean and fruity Chardonnay for everyday pleasure."

- Beverage Testing Institute (January 2021), 87 pts - Silver Medal

 

 

2017 Rubus Chardonnay Colchagua Valley - 89 PTS - JD

2017 Rubus Chardonnay Colchagua Valley - 89 PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"The 2017 Chardonnay Colchagua Valley, 100% Chardonnay brought up in American oak, offers classic notes of citrus oil, lime, and a hint of petrol to go with a medium-bodied, nicely concentrated, ripe profile on the palate. It shows more tropical notes with time in the glass, has good acidity, and is a delicious Chardonnay geared for near-term drinking."
- Jeb Dunnuck (March 27th 2019), 89 pts

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