A cool climate Chardonnay with characters of stone fruit leading the way and subtle oak in a supporting role. Savoury, mineral notes to the palate and textural qualities draw out to a refreshing finish.
This Chardonnay comes from the Home Block Vineyard in New Zealand. The Chardonnay fruit was hand harvested and gently pressed to barrel where it was left to ferment with wild yeast. The wine ferment and malolactic ferment both went through with ease, a tribute to the meticulous work in the vineyard. We used 20% new French oak puncheons to contribute texture and the wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered