Lake Chalice 'The Nest' Marlborough Rose 2017

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Tasting Notes

The fruit for this wine is sourced primarily from the Blind River region of Marlborough’s fertile Awatere Valley. Fermented at cool temperatures in stainless steel to retain its bright fresh aromatics. A combination of Riesling and Merlot were utilised to create this wine.

Palate & Aroma: Citrus notes of fresh pink grapefruit and mandarins. A fresh, clean palate with juicy pink grapefruit, highlights of Golden Queen peaches and a balanced acidity.


Harvested: Between 7th – 28th April 2017
Bottled: February, 2018
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 18.1
Alcohol: 10.5%
Residual sugar: 9.1g/L

  • Category: The Nest 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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