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2014 Waipara Hills Equinox Waipara Valley Chardonnay

$188.46 GST inc.
per case of 6

(31.41 per bottle)
Handpicked solely from The Home Block Vineyard in the Waipara Valley. This elegant Chardonnay unfolds along the palate with white ripe peach, spicy oak, rich brioche and fresh acidity to complement.
2014 Waipara Hills Equinox Waipara Valley Chardonnay

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale green with a touch of straw.

NOSE

Elegant white peach, rich mealy flavours along with classy smoky oak. Fresh and complex.

PALATE

Powerful and weighty, yet retaining fresh acidity. The wine unfolds along the palate as you find the fruit, the spicy oak and the rich brioche. The acidity at the finish leaves the mouth salivating for the next sip.

SERVE

Slightly chilled in a generous glass.

PEAK DRINKING

2016 - 2020

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Very versatile food match; we suggest pairing with chicken, preserved lemons and capers.

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

13.5%

ACIDITY

6.5

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.5

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

100% from The Home Block Vineyard of the Waipara Valley.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

A long cool growing season created some fantastic conditions for aromatic styles of wine. The cooler conditions also produced fantastic texture in the Chardonnay juice, which as resulted in a really elegant, yet rich wine.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Chardonnay.

MATURATION

Barrel fermented in French oak.

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