Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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Tasting Notes

Sourced from select vineyards in the thiol rich loamy soils of the Dillons Point area of Marlborough’s lower Wairau Valley. Machine harvested in the cool of the evening and transported immediately to minimise oxygenation. Fermented at low temperatures to highlight freshness and tropical characters

Palate & Aroma: Aromas of ripe grapefruit framed with blackcurrant leaf. Full bursts of sweet passionfruit with an oily texture finishing with a pleasant lingering sensation of seasoned acidity.


Harvested: Between 7th – 12th April 2016 Bottled: January, 2017
Winemaker: Chloe Gabrielsen
Brix at harvest: Average 20.5
Alcohol: 13%
Residual sugar: 2.4g/L

  • Category: The Raptor 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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