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Wine Of The Day 17th December 2007

Monday, 17 December 2007

Our wine today has been chosen to match the tastes of turkey and its trimmings!

Name: Misiones de Rengo Reserve Chardonnay

Producer: Misiones de Rengo
Price: Was €9.99 now €8.99 until the end of December
Available: Eurospar, Spar and SparExpress
Vintage: 2006
Country Region: Chile, Rapel Valley
Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Tasting Notes:
This is a rounded full bodied Chardonnay, which was fermented in French oak casks and hence a fabulous smell of vanilla jumps out of the glass. The wine has predominant flavours on the palate of pineapple, yellow peach and a distinctive Chardonnay signature of a long finish.

Why this wine was chosen for this dish:
There are so many levels of flavours to this wine that it will not only go with the turkey, but the cranberry sauce, the stuffing - which can be a difficult match for a wine - in addition to succulent roasted vegetables.

Any wine stories or awards:
For a perfect pair of red and white wines to accompany your Christmas dinner, serve the Chardonnay together with the Misiones de Rengo Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah, which was the featured wine on Monday 3rd December.