Lake Chalice 'The Falcon' Marlborough Riesling 2015

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Tasting Notes

Sourced primarily from vineyards in the Blind River area of the Awatere Valley at a lower brix to retain fresh citrus flavours. Long cool controlled ferment, arrested at only 26 grams of sugar per litre to give a lower alcohol without compromising on aromatics or palate delivery.

Palate & Aroma: Sweet ripe raspberries coffee and dried wild herbs. Delicately bodied and refreshing with aromas of ripe lemon and grapefruit flavours, with a balanced mineral note.

 

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS:

Harvested: Between 18th – 28th March 2015
Bottled: July, 2015
Winemaker: Matt Thomson
Brix at harvest: Average 19.3
Alcohol: 9.5%
Residual sugar: 26.2g/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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