Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' Marlborough Chardonnay 2018

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Tasting Notes

Sourced exclusively from the Reed Vineyard from 100% handpicked fruit this wine was fermented with wild yeast in a selection of new and seasoned French oak for 10 months, where it also underwent malolactic fermentation for a creamier texture.

Palate & Aroma: Flinty notes with a peach undertone, this wine has ripe peach with spicy biscuit notes rounded by integrated oak amd lemon blossom.


Harvested: April 2018
Bottled: March 2019
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen

Alcohol: 13.0%
TA:  5.88g/l

pH: 3.47

  • Category: The Raptor Series

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About Lake Chalice

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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