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El Enemigo Chardonnay, Mendoza Argentina
93 Points

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Vintage: 2019
BC Private Wine Stores: $50.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -178470
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WineScores' Review

Generous, outstanding, creamy.
El Enemigo wines are made by Adrianna Catena (the youngest daughter of Nicolas Catena of Catena Zapata) and Alejandro Vigil (the chief winemaker of Bodega Catena Zapata). El Enemigo The Enemy refers to the back label quote, which appears to be from Dante, but I could find no solid reference: At the end of the journey, we remember only one battle: the one we fought against ourselves, the original enemy. The one that defined us.
Notes of toasted spice, golden pineapples, grilled lomon and cedar chips are woven with oystershell, fennel and acacia flowers. There is generosity to the palate with caramel, vanilla liqueur and yellow fruits. Complex, creamy and potent, it's an outstanding Chardy.

Recommended Pairings
Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, White Meat Chicken/Pork, First Date, Creamy Dishes

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2022-04-11 13:46:12.0


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