Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' Marlborough Pinot Noir 2016

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Tasting Notes

Sourced exclusively from our Eyrie Vineyard in the lower Waihopai Valley. Fermented in open top vats and hand plunged  the wine was pressed and racked into barrels for 11 months maturation

Palate & Aroma: Elegant and aromatic with dark forest fruits on the nose, and ripe black cheery, weet raspberry and licorice supported by fine grained oak tannins.



Harvested: Between 7th – 28th April 2016

Bottled: March, 2017
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 24.1
Alcohol: 13.5%

  • Category: The Raptor Series

Tasting Notes

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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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