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Black Label Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay

Select Vintage

2016

Grape:

Chardonnay

Region:

Hawke's Bay

Recommended Food:

Can be enjoyed with a variety of food. Try it with char-grilled squid and lemon butter sauce, or barbecued chicken.

Recommended Cellaring:

0-3 years

Production Notes:

Grapes from our Gimblett Rd and Fernhill Vineyards in Hawkes Bay were fermented in tank to retain primary fruit, an extended time was spent on lees to introduce richness and complexity. After blending the wine was lightly fined.

Technical Notes:

Alcohol: 13.0%
TA: 6.5g/l
pH: 3.5
Residual Sugar: 2.0g/l

Tasting Notes:

Lemon and peach with a hint of cashew on the nose. Nicely fruited – with peach, apple and nectarine, well integrated caramel notes and lingering citrus.

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