Description: The Delta Chardonnay is an elegant and classic Marlborough Chardonnay, medium bodied with a well rounded palate.
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Winemaker: Heather Stewart.
Aroma: Ripe peach, lemon curd and grilled hazelnuts.
Palate: Juicy stone fruit, citrus and spiced biscuit characters.
Drinking Potential: Drink now and will continue to develop over the next four years.
Viticulture & Winemaking: Clones 95, 15 and 6, grown on clay based soils in the Wairau Valley, were selected. Their ripe stone fruit flavours were enhanced through fermentation in French and American seasoned oak barrqiues and stainless steel tanks. Secondary characteristics such as spice, vanilla and biscuit notes developed with malolactic fermentation, lees stirring and oak ageing.
Analysis: 13%, 3.39PH , 5.4Acidity g/L, Residual sugar 1.7g/L
Awards and Accolades
“The wine shows lovely balance and harmony, finishing long and smooth”
- Sam Kim
“A pure fruit bouquet of white and yellow peach… balanced and well-made”
- Cameron Douglas