Dog Point Chardonnay
2/3 Mendoza, 1/3 B95 clones hand-picked from their home vineyard at 5 tonnes/ha (30hl/ha), from vines dating back to 1981. Fruit is whole bunch pressed and transferred directly to French oak barrels (10% new) and left to undergo indigenous primary and secondary malolactic fermentations for 18 months in barrel. Bottled without fining and with only minimal filtration.
REGIONMarlborough, New Zealand
TASTING NOTESA pure bright and driven Chardonnay with complex, smokey flint toast and biscuit notes on the nose; a focused citrus core with underlying cashew and nutty flavours.
FOOD PAIRINGAny shellfish.
OTHER INFO750ml Organic