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2015 Waipara Hills Waipara Valley Chardonnay

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Lovely weight and vibrant fruit intensity are complemented with a background of spice. An enjoyable wine for any occassion.
2015 Waipara Hills Waipara Valley Chardonnay

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Pale straw.

NOSE

Lifted nectarine and white peach aromas with a lovely hint of buttered toast.

PALATE

Succulent stone fruit flavours blend perfectly with a rich mealy mid palate and a long crisp finish.

SERVE

Slightly chilled.

PEAK DRINKING

2016-2017

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Pan seared chicken breast in a Caesar Salad.

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

13.5%

ACIDITY

5.95

RESIDUAL SUGAR

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

Sourced from our Waipara Valley vineyard sites, the free draining gravels of The Home Block and the heavier clay soils of the Dunnolly Vineyard add complexity to our wines.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

A frost in Spring knocked the vines around but the combination of a small crop and a warm, dry temperatures resulted in fruit of great concentration and depth. Autumn was consistent and we were blessed with fruit of exceptional quality.

GRAPE VARIETY

Chardonnay

MATURATION

Combination of French oak barrels and stainless steel tanks.

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