Matetic VineyardsEQ Quartz Chardonnay 2021Product code: 16842
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Delighting the palate, Matetic Vineyards EQ Quartz Chardonnay is a sublime Chilean wine carrying a harmonious balance of fruity and mineral tones. Wonderfully complex, this Chardonnay features rich notes of pear, apple and citrusy lime, which subtly transform into an elegant, mineral-driven, and crisp finish. Its aging in French oak barrels lends a perfect hint of vanilla and toast. This wine pairs marvelously with seafood, shellfish, or creamy cheese. With its bright gold hue and expressive nose, it is a beautiful testament to the cool climate of Rosario Valley. Overall, this wine is a luxurious experience, demonstrating excellent craftsmanship.
This is a Chardonnay with a subtle yellow color. The nose presents aromas reminiscent of citrus and tropical fruits together with notes of honey and a delicate saline note, unique to our vineyard’s terroir. The wine is concentrated on the palate with good volume, fresh acidity, and a long, elegant finish.
About the Winery
Nestled in the verdant valleys of Chile’s San Antonio region, Matetic Vineyards is a breathtaking vista of rolling vineyards, where tradition meets innovation in a harmonious blend. This family-owned winery is a beacon of biodynamic and organic viticulture, setting a global standard in sustainable wine production.
Inception of this remarkable winery dates back to 1999 when the Matetic family, intrigued by the potential of the undulating landscape, initiated vine cultivation on their farmland. Oozing with a delightfully tranquil ambiance, it provides an enchanting escape for wine lovers and connoisseurs from all over the world.
Stretching across 150 hectares of vineyards, it primarily nurtures two types of grapes, the cool-climate-loving Pinot Noir and aromatic Sauvignon Blanc; both adored for their superb quality and individualistic expressions. Matetic Vineyards take great pride in producing organically certified wines, demonstrating their commitment towards environmental sustainability.
The modern Matetic winery flawlessly embodies an architectural aesthetic that mirrors Chilean culture--an amalgamation of simplicity, purity and functionality. Visitors can witness the intricate process of winemaking first-hand on an enlightening tour: from the vineyards, through the barrel rooms, to the final bottling process. The winery also offers a culinary delight, with its in-house restaurant, Equilibrio, which serves an exquisite variety of lip-smacking dishes featuring the finest local ingredients complemented by its exceptional wine selection.
Moreover, its impressive hospitality extends beyond vineyard tours and wine tasting. This thriving estate offers a range of enticing outdoor activities for all ages including horse riding, mountain biking and trekking.
So whether you're a wine aficionado seeking to plumb the depths of Chilean viticulture or a traveller yearning for scenic tranquillity, Matetic Vineyards cordially invites you to dive into their world of distinctive wines and rich heritage. So raise a toast to the mesmerising wonder that is Matetic Vineyards: a serene oasis, where delicious wine, breathtaking landscapes, and captivating Chilean culture coalesce in perfect harmony they do.