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Aurum Wines Central Otago Wine

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2018 Organic Chardonnay

$45.00

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Description

A beautiful bouquet of ripe apricot with notes of grapefruit together with toasty, nutty well-integrated oak

DESCRIPTION:

APPEARANCE – Pale straw with bright clarity.

BOUQUET – A beautiful bouquet of ripe apricot with notes of grapefruit together with toasty, nutty well-integrated oak.

PALATE – Full bodied fruit-driven wine with a rich creamy mouthfeel.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS:

LOCATION – 45 Degrees South
Low cropping grapes for this wine were hand harvested from our Te Wairere vineyard in Lowburn, Central Otago.

Climate
A season of hot dry days and cool nights allowed an extended ripening of ripe clean fruit still holding good acidity.

Soils
Fluvial, glacial silts and gravels.

Vine age
7 year old vines

Trellis Style
VSP with cane pruned vines.

Winemakers comments: Grapes were whole bunch pressed and fermented in French oak barrels (25% new oak) with wild yeasts. The wine went through malolactic fermentation in the following spring. Unfined.

Bottled : June 2018
Alcohol : 13.5 %

2018 Organic Chardonnay