COUNTRY/REGION: New Zealand/Marlborough.
GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
2/3 Mendoza, 1/3 B95 clones hand-picked from their home vineyard at 5 tonnes/ha (30hl/ha), from vines dating back to 1981. Fruit is whole bunch pressed and transferred directly to French oak barrels (15% new) and left to undergo indigenous primary and secondary malolactic fermentations for 18 months in barrel. Bottled without fining and with only minimal filtration.
COLOUR: Pale straw in colour.
AROMA: A pure, bright and youthful citrus driven chardonnay with complex smokey, flint, toast and biscuit notes derived from extended barrel aging on full solids.
PALATE: A strong year for Chardonnay delivered vibrant, lively acidity. The palate is focussed and restrained which unfurls on the finish and exposes the intense citrus core with underlying cashew, nutty flavours.
FOOD MATCH: Scallops, white fish and BBQ Pork.
DELIVERY: All our wines are stored in our importers bonded warehouse’s, which have the optimum environment for fine wine storage, by carefully regulating temperature, humidity and other microclimatic factors.
As such, please allow between 7 and 10 days for your delivery to arrive.