The Falcon Chardonnay 2021 – 6 Pack

$120.00

Chardonnay sourced from Marlborough’s Wairau Valley, New Zealand. Family owned and operated.

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.

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Description

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 tank and seasoned oak and matured for seven months to enhance creamy characters. The majority of the parcels undergo malolactic fermentaiton, with the balance untouched giving the final blend balanced acid and a clean fresh palate.

Appearance

Light straw yellow.

Bouquet

Fresh and zesty lime, stone fruits and with subtle notes of lifted spices.

Palate

Ripe nectarine and tropical citrus with hints of lemon zest and creamy layered spices. A focused acid drive mingles with softly textured phenolics through to the finish.

Cellaring

Enjoy now and over the next 5 years.

Vegan

Vegetarian friendly.

Packaging

6 x 750mL bottles, screw cap closure.

Info

Serving Temp
8-12ºC
Alcohol
13%
Total Acidity
4.7g/L
Residual Sugar
0.6g/L
pH
3.59

Tasting Notes