Lake Chalice 'The Nest' Marlborough Chardonnay 2018

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Tasting Notes

The fruit for this wine is harvested from vineyards across the Wairau and lower Waihopai Valley’s in Marlborough. Machine harvested in the cool of the night in order to retain fresh fruit character. Pressed off with minimal skin contact before fermented in a mix of both stainless steel and select oak casks.

Palate & Aroma: Ripe stone fruit with hints of warm spice on the nose.  The palate is softly textured with layers of ripe stone fruit and melon and shows a freshness with subtle hazelnut undertones.










Harvested: late March 2018
Bottled: February 2019
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen

Alcohol: 12.5%
Residual sugar: 4.3g/L








  • Category: The Nest 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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