100% Chardonnay from vineyards in regions around Gisborne, along New Zealand's East Coast.
Crushed, pressed and lightly settled to leave light-moderate solids. Cool fermentation techniques in stainless steel tanks and barrel.Upon completion of fermentation, parcels were inoculated for malolactic fermentation, while others were left on yeast lees with regular stirring.
A fruit-driven style exhibiting a myriad of aromatics; ripe peach and pear with underlying citrus and fig notes. On the palate these initial fruit flavours are followed by a creamy, mealy texture and integrated oak.
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