BEYOND THE CLOUDS 2013 Argentum Bonum Elena Walch
In this case, Chardonnay variety is the protagonist. The grapes come from two “single vineyards”, property of Elena Walchwinery. The date of the harvest can vary from one year to another, depending on the perfect maturation of Chardonnay variety. In this case, the fruits are harvested and worked the same day. After the fermentation, a “battonage” is planned each week, for 3 months. The wine ages in French barriques for 10 months. At least 6 months maturation in the bottle.
Features of “Grande Cuvée Beyond The Clouds”
The organoleptic aspect shows an intense straw yellow colour. Its perfume includes floral and fruity hints in a complex bouquet that recalls pleasant spices. The taste is dry and rich at the same time. It is concentrated and vibrant, with a fantastic balance between sourness and freshness. Vanilla sensations and great persistence.
Recommended food pairings while tasting this white wine
“Beyond the clouds” by Elena Walch is a white wine that is perfect with soups, especially with pumpkin pureed soup, with cardamom. It has to be served at 10°C in a high, wide wine glass that helps the diffusion of the perfumes. The alcoholic strength is 14% Vol.