Lake Chalice 'The Nest' Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Tasting Notes

The fruit for this wine is sourced from selected vineyards across Marlborough’s central Wairau Valley and machine harvested in the cool of the night in order to retain fresh fruit character. Pressed off with minimal skin contact before cool fermented in stainless steel from selected yeasts.

Aroma & Palate: Clear pale straw with lifted green lines supported with fresh passionfruit and blackcurrant bud on the nose. The palate delivers ripe citrus zest with gooseberry and passionfruit bordered by green aromatics and a balanced acidity.

 

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS:

Harvested: Between 7th – 28th April 2017
Bottled: September 2017
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 20.2
Alcohol: 12.5%
Residual sugar: 3.8g/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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