Akarua Chardonnay

Tasting Note

VARIETY

Chardonnay

REGION

Central Otago

SUB REGION

Bannockburn

VINEYARD

Akarua Estate Vineyard

BLOCKS

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

 18 years

TRELLIS SYSTEM & PRUNING

2 cane vertical shoot positioned (VSP) canopy.

VINIFICATION

Whole bunch Pressed

YEAR

Various

FERMENTATION HEAT

<20°

OAK TREATMENT

10% New

APPEARANCE

Golden, straw colour

BOUQUET

Nose shows stone fruit & honey characters, citrus and tropical aromas.

PALATE

Citrus, stone fruit & minerality are enhanced with delicate oak characters, good finish length.

CELLARING

5-7 years

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Winemaker             • Matt Connell

Brix at Harvest        • 21.02

Alcohol                   • 13%

Residual Sugar        • 0.8 g/l

Titratable Acidity     • 6.5

PH                          • 3.15

Akarua Chardonnay 2014  - Akarua

Akarua Chardonnay
2014

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