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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Felton Road

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Central Otago

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Chardonnay, Block 2, Central Otago, 2016

6x75cl £145.00

7 cases, 1 bottle

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Tasting Note:

Crushed sea shells and delicate citrus blossom lead the focused and detailed nose. The palate follows with a salinity and minerality that is subtle, complex and intriguing. Devoid of any overt wine-making characters, the wine offers a transparency that allows its unique vineyard origin of schist gravel soils to really shine and take centre stage. Refined and poised with serious precision.

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The vineyards of New Zealand lie in between the 35º and 45º latitudes, the European equivalent of between Bordeaux and Southern Spain, however the cold, strong prevailing westerly winds from the Pacific make for a cooler overall climate than the figures suggest. Growing vines on the margins can ...