Inexpensive Chardonnay from Argentine

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 at 12:00 am

Chardonnay is one of the sought-after white wines in the world, and Argentina is one of the countries that imports inexpensive but high-quality Chardonnays. Here are some cheap brands that would surely be worth your dinner.

 argentine chardonnay

Trapiche Oak Cask Chardonnay – Yellowish-green in color with aromas reminiscent of toasted bread, apple, and pear. It has a well-balanced fruit and wood. Well-rounded with good underlying acidity. Expect a long, fruity finish with delicate lingering tannins. Costs around $10.

 argentine chardonnay

Catena Alamos Chardonnay – This presents a light yellow color with green hues. The nose offers light tropical fruit aromas with ripe citrus and floral notes. The taste is full of concentrated apple and pear fruit flavors with tones of vanilla and sweet spice from light oak aging. Ends with a clean and fresh finish.  Costs around $10.

 argentine chardonnay

Nieto Senetiner Chardonnay Reserva – This 100% Chardonnay is fermented in stainless steel and then aged for 4 months in French oak barrels. This produces an attractive golden color with hints of vanilla and tropical fruit tones. This has a long, elegant, and complex finish. Costs around $10.