Richmond Plains Chardonnay 2015
Regular price $25.99 NZD
Richmond Plains Chardonnay is an elegant wine made with a light oak influence to showcase the fresh fruity flavours. It can be enjoyed on its own or with a wide variety of meals, particularly seafood and white meats.
Tasting: Attractive peach and vanilla aromas. Fresh fruity peach and nectarine flavours with a refreshing citrus finish and a subtle touch of oak.
Wine Making: Beautiful ripe fruit. Grapes were 2/3 whole bunch pressed and 1/3 destemmed before being crushed. Juice (45%) was transferred into French oak barrels (15% new) where it naturally underwent wild yeast ferment the remainder was fermented in steel tanks with oak staves. The wine was stirred on its lees to add texture complexity and aroma. 40% of the wine went through malolactic fermentation to soften acids and add a rich character to the wine.
Diet: This wine is suitable for a vegan diet.
Certified organic: Asure Quality.
Analysis: Alcohol 13.5%, Acidity 5.5 gms/L, Residual sugar 1.6 g/L
GOLD MEDAL - New Zealand Organic Wine Awards