Akarua Chardonnay

Tasting Note

VARIETY

100% Chardonnay

Region: Central Otago

Sub Region: Bannockburn

VINEYARD

Akarua Estate Vineyard

Vineyard block(s): Kawarau clone 6

 Aspect: North/North West on elevated glacial terrace.

Row orientation: East/West

Soil: Weakly structured light alluvial soils overlaying schist rock.

Vine age:  17 years

Trellis System & Pruning: 2 cane vertical shoot positioned (VSP) canopy.

VINIFICATION

Whole bunch Pressed

Yeast:  Various

Fermentation heat: <20°

VINIFICATION

Oak treatment: 10% New

APPEARANCE

Golden, straw colour

BOUQUET

A full bodied wine showing citrus and tropical aromas.

PALATE

Citrus and stone fruit flavours are enhanced with delicate oak charcters.

CELLARING

5-7 years.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Winemaker              • Matt Connell

Brix at Harvest        • 22.1

Alcohol                    • 14%

Residual Sugar        • 1.5 g/l

Titratable Acidity    • 6.4

pH                            • 3.18

Akarua Chardonnay 2013  - Akarua

Akarua Chardonnay
2013

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