D.O. Navarra (Navarra)
Castillo de Monjardín Chardonnay Barrica Selección is a white wine produced by Bodegas Castillo de Monjardín in Villamayor de Monjardín, D.O. Navarra.
Bodegas Castillo de Monjardín is a winery located in the centre of Navarre, at the foot of the Pyrenees, a privileged area for the cultivation of vines. This area is highly influenced by the French history and culture, which give it the tradition when it comes to producing their wines with varieties like Chardonnay, Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon.
Bodegas Castillo de Monjardín has 220 hectares of vineyards located at around 700 metres of altitude, on sunny hillsides refreshed by the "Cierzo", strong cold wind characteristic of this area. These vines are between 15 and 70 years old.
All their wines are made with grapes from their own farms, with controlled fermentations, and ageing in French and American oak barrels. They combine the best traditional methods with innovation, using state-of-the-art winemaking techniques. Their aim is to produce top quality wines that represent the land where they are born.
Castillo de Monjardín Chardonnay Barrica Selección is a wine made from 100% Chardonnay, from Azqueta, a 25-year-old farm located at 650 metres of altitude. After the harvest, fermentation takes place in new French oak barrels where the grapes remain for 6 months. Before it is launched on the market, it is left to stand in the bottle for a minimum of 12 months.
Castillo de Monjardín Chardonnay Barrica Selección 2020 is a complex, dry and well-balanced white wine. Golden yellow in colour, the nose is complex and elegant. The palate is fresh and silky, smooth and broad. Very authentic.
Castillo de Monjardín Chardonnay Barrica Selección 2019 is a mature, silky and balanced wine. It stands out for its balance between structure and freshness.