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Waipara Hills Waipara Chardonnay 2010

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Sourced from our Home Block in the Waipara Valley this is a fruit dominant Chardonnay with subtle use of oak providing structure and complexity. Lifted pineapple and crisp apple aromas are balanced with soft, velvety fruit and cream flavours with a hint of spice on the finish.

Waipara Hills Waipara Chardonnay 2010

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Straw/yellow with hints of green.

NOSE

Pineapple and cream with hints of crisp apple and subtle oak.

PALATE

Soft, velvety fruit and cream flavours with a hint of spice on the finish.

SERVE

Chilled

PEAK DRINKING

This wine was intended to be enjoyed young, vibrant and fresh.

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WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

14.0%

ACIDITY

6.0g/L

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.4g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

The Home Block Vineyard, Waipara Valley

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

A cooler summer delayed the start of the harvest, but a stable, warm Autumn delivered perfect fruit.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Chardonnay

MATURATION

Fermented in a combination of tanks and oak barrels. 7% was matured for 6 months in a mixture of new one, two and three year old barrels.

ACCOLADES

Silver - Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2011 (NZ)
Bronze - Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2011 (NZ)
Gold/Top 50 - New World Wine Awards 2011 (NZ)
Pure Bronze - Bragato Wine Awards 2011 (NZ)
86 Points - Wine Advocate, Lisa Perroti-Brown 2011

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