“The Full Monty” Chardonnay 2017

full monty chardonnay 17Tasting Notes

A smooth complex Chardonnay. Stonefruit, butterscotch, cream and warm oak finish. “Old school” Gisborne style.

Wine Information

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

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: March 17
  • Bottling Date: January 18
  • Release Date: March 18

Winemaker Notes

This wine was fermented in Flextank barrels under temperature control. This wine has undergone full malolactic fermentation with American and French oak additions to add to complexity and structure.

Viticulture Notes

Chardonnay was machine harvested in excellent condition from Adam Brodie’s vineyard in Matawhero.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 12.8%
  • Residual Sugar: <2.0
  • TA: 5.7
  • ph: 3.55
  • Cellaring: 3-4 years

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