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Chardonnay 2015
Waipara Valley
  • Tasting Notes
  • Wine Background
  • Aroma

    Fresh and complex with elegant stone fruit and a touch of smoky oak.

    Palate

    Powerful and weighty, yet retaining fresh acidity. The wine unfolds along the palate with ripe white peach, nectarine and rich brioche.

    Food Match

    Serve slightly chilled in a generous glass. Delicious with chicken and sage ravioli in a creamy sauce.

    Cellaring

    2017 - 2021

    "Elegant and well balanced with layers of stone fruit flavours that linger on the palate."

    Andrew Brown, Winemaker

    A Celebration of Place

    Our Equinox wines are hand crafted to capture the unique terroir of the Waipara Valley region, with emphasis on texture and structure.

    Vineyard Region

    Hand-picked from the Home Block vineyard in the Waipara Valley with Glasnevin loam soils over gravels.

    Winemaking

    9 months in French oak barriques and puncheons, 20% new.

    Bottles Produced

    5,160

    Analysis

    Alcohol 13.5% / Acidity (TA) 6.45 / pH 3.46

REVIEWS

91
Cameron Douglas
Lovely bouquet with vanilla and cream, peaches, apple and a whisper of tropical fruit.  Plenty of nutty cashew oak moments adding depth and complexity.  Dry on the palate with flavours that match the nose, medium weight with creamy texture and contrasting acidity.  A lovely wine to enhance any meal, drink now and through 2023

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