To appreciate the aroma and taste of this Chardonnay, let’s escape for a moment.Imagine standing in a luscious green tropical forest. At a clearing in the trees, a small river drops off a rocky edge into an inviting water hole a few meters below you. More than merely crystal waters, it’s filled with peach, lemon and citrus fruits. The spray from the waterfall drifts in the air like a fine spritz. Are you ready to jump? Come on – three, two, one, jump!

2020 The Falcon Chardonnay 2020

Sourced from carefully selected fruit from the ancient fertile floodplain within Marlborough's Wairau Valley. Fermented in a mixture of tank and French oak cask before ageing on lees for 7 months to enhance texture. A fresh tropical Chardonnay that has a ripe peach palate with hints of lemon zest and pastry notes on the finish.

Purchase

The Falcon Chardonnay 2020 – 6 Pack

$120.00

Region

Wairau Valley, Marlborough.

Style

Dry.

Vineyard

The majority of fruit is harvested from our Falcon Vineyard and blended with other carefully selected blocks from Marlborough’s Wairau Valley.

Winemaker

Chloe Gabrielsen

Vinification

Fermented in Stainless steel tank and seasoned French oak where it was aged on lees for an extended period of time. Only a few parcels of fruit undergo malolactic fermentation, the rest are left untouched giving the final blend an acid driven and clean fresh palate.

Appearance

Light straw yellow.

Bouquet

Savoury, stone fruits, delicate and lifted, pumpkin pie spice and white chocolate.

Palate

Creamy, red apple pie, nectarine. A focused acid drive mingles with softly textured phenolics through to the finish.

Cellaring

Enjoy now and over the next 5 years.

Vegan

Vegetarian and Vegan friendly.

Packaging

6 x 750mL bottles, screw cap closure.

Info

Serving Temp
8-12ºC
Alcohol
13%
Total Acidity
5.3g/L
Residual Sugar
0.7g/L
pH
3.38

Tasting Notes

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