Lake Chalice 'The Falcon' Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Tasting Notes

The majority of fruit for this wine was spourced from the mature vines in our loam rich Talon block in Dillons Point. Upon harvesting, all grapes are transported and pressed without delay to minimise skin contact and retain freshness. Cool fermented in stainless steel for added vibrancy and crispness

Palate & Aroma: Early green notes make way to ripe nectarine and flint on the nose balanced by a fresh grapefruit and stone fruit palate with a hint of blackcurrant. 



Harvested: Between 7th – 28th April 2017
Bottled: November 2017
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 21.2
Alcohol: 13%
Residual sugar: 4.2g/L

  • Category: The Falcon Series

Tasting Notes

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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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