Lake Chalice 'The Falcon' Marlborough Chardonnay 2016

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Tasting Notes

A blend of three uniquely sourced Marlborough vineyards including our own Falcon block in the central Renwick region. A blend of hand-picked and machine harvested fruit, cool fermented in tank and oak. Aged on lees before undergoing malolactic fermentation giving richness and well balanced acidity.

Palate & Aroma: Delicate aromas of ripe lemon with a touch of spicy oak. Elegant, medium-bodied Chardonnay exhibiting creamy nectarine with soft acidity and a lingering crème brûlée finish.

 

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS:

Harvested: Between 20th – 28th April 2016
Bottled: November 2016
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 23.5
Alcohol: 13%
Residual sugar: 1.4g/L

  • Category: The Falcon Series

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Lake Chalice Wines is one of the few remaining privately and locally owned wine companies in New Zealand and is located in the country's main wine-growing region, Marlborough.
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The Lake Chalice wine brand, including vineyards, has been purchased by family-owned Marlborough winery, Saint Clair Family Estate.

Lake Chalice was awarded the Reserve Wine of the Show at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2015 for the Lake Chalice Raptor Chardonnay 2014.

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