Date tasted

December 20, 2017

RRP

$48

Alc

14%

Rimu Grove Nelson Chardonnay 2016

Vintage

Variety

Producer

Colour

Bright mid gold

Aroma

Soft cream and brioche aromas wrap around ripe mandarin-like citrus notes

Taste & Other Notes

Richly textured, rounded and flavoursome. The wine was aged for 11 months on lees in French oak barrels and this has enhanced the natural fruit intensity and added delicate nut characters. Fruit flavours roam between ripe citrus (mandarin and limes) to tropical melon while the ripeness of the fruit delivers some lovely, juicy acidity in the very long finish. This is a beautiful example of fruit-driven, oak matured chardonnay,

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