Circuit Chardonnay | Black Estate

In a recent article Jancis Robinson┬ácommented┬áthat “New Zealand can offer some of the finest Chardonnay outside France”. This one’s cracking – bursting with hazelnut, citrus and hints of toast.

Region:

North Canterbury

Appellation:

Waipara Valley

Variety / Blend:

Chardonnay:

Climate:

Cool maritime

Soils:

Glasnevin gravels

Farming:

Organic

Altitude:

Fermentation:

Full solids 50% stainless steel, 25% new oak barriques, 25% seasoned oak

Ageing:

4 months on lees without SO2