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2011 Chardonnay


93 points James Halliday
Wine Companion 2013


Tasting Notes
A tightly wound jasmine flower bud. The initial aromatics of lemon verbena and nectarine are supported by background notes of toasted French and freshly baked bread.

The minerally palate opens with pure white fruit flavours which are reminiscent of nashi pear and lychee. Hints of vanillin, butterscotch and creme brule are carried by a fine acid backbone which refreshes the senses and restrains the generous textures.

Awards
Gold Medal, Wine Showcase Magazine 2012
93 out of 100 James Halliday 2013
Silver Medal, NZ Wine Show 2012

Technical Data
Age of Vines: 18 years
Yields: 6.0 tonnes per hectare
Details: 13.9% alcohol, 3.4 pH, 6.7g/L of TA Residual sugar: 1.7 g/L
Oak treatment: 9 months