Full Monty Chardonnay 2021

full monty chardonnay 21Tasting Notes

A full bodied complex wine. Stonefruit, butterscotch & a warm oak finish. Old school Gisborne style.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Chardonnay

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 21
  • Bottling Date: March 22
  • Release Date: May 22

Winemaker Notes

This wine was fermented in tanks under temperature control. This wine has undergone full malolactic fermentation. The wine was matured in barrels for 6 months with American & French oak to add to complexity and structure.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay was machine harvested in excellent condition from Simon Shanks vineyard on the Golden Slopes, Gisborne.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 14.1%
  • Residual Sugar: <2.0
  • TA: 4.6
  • ph: 3.9
  • Cellaring: 2-3 years